Stocking Stuffer ideas

8 Simple Stocking Stuffer Ideas

That special “something” doesn’t have to be extravagant. Fill your stocking with inexpensive knick-knacks that have personal meaning, and you’ll be giving the gift of love. Here are a few ideas to help you decide what to fill your stockings with this Christmas. We’ve kept the ideas very general, so that you can add the…

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Pivonka: “Waiting Well”

I am not Scrooge. I want to get that out there before I write anything else. I love Christmas. I don’t want to “Bah! Humbug!” twinkle lights. And I plan on giving every employee of Franciscan University of Steubenville a week off to celebrate.

But (you knew the “but” was coming), it’s not yet Christmas.

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Martin: “An Advent Paean to Christian Hope”

Among the many symptoms marking the crisis of faith and culture we are going through, here’s one that happens every year after Thanksgiving, falling like dead leaves during the days before Christmas, a feast for which there is simply no way to give adequate thanks.  And that is the season of Advent, which finds itself more and more shorn of its original and sacred meaning.

Traditional Treats

Which Traditional Treat Should You Make This Christmas?

Take the quiz and learn about Christmas traditions around the world! Which Traditional Treat Should You Eat This Christmas? Step 1 of 10 10% Which of the following activities would be adventurous for you?Bungee jumpingCampingPartyingGoing out to eat If Reindeer couldn’t pull Santa's sleigh, what animals could?HorsesDogsPolar BearsGoats What sort of flavor do you prefer?BitterSaltyTartSweet…

Hiking in the snow

To the Top

I stop to catch my breath. Breathing heavily at 7,000 feet, the water vapor condenses into a thousand tiny droplets of ice. My foggy breath lifts into the air and becomes a cloud. Winter has arrived.