Blessing of a Christmas tree at home

The use of the Christmas tree is relatively modern. Its origins are found in the medieval mystery plays that depicted the tree of paradise and the Christmas light or candle that symbolized Christ, the Light of the world. According to custom, the Christmas tree is set...

A special thank you

The Catholic Sun sincerely thanks all its readers for their ongoing support. The Sun also extends its gratitude to its generous 2012 patrons: Marie Barry, MD, CamillusDom and Valerie Ellen Cambareri, East SyracuseDr. Armand and Joan Cincotta, JamesvillePhilomena...