NEW! DECEMBER 8: Feast of Immaculate Conception remains a dividing line.
OTHER RELATED HOLIDAYS:
DECEMBER 1: Advent begins for more than a billion Western Christians around the world.
EASTERN CHRISTIANS: They began their annual Nativity Fast, earlier.
DECEMBER 6: St. Nicholas Day launches festivities in many countries.
DECEMBER 8: A different festival of lights—Buddhists observe Bodhi Day.
GIFTS FOR CAREGIVERS: What should we give? How should we give it?
Visual Parables Journal is packed with holiday gems.
FAITH-AND-FILM: Author Ed McNulty also has new free-to-share Film Capsules.
VEGGIE TALES: Silly Songs and all—the animated series debuts a Christmas movie.