The Third Sunday of Advent is traditionally known as “Gaudete” – “Rejoice” Sunday. In 2012, in the light of the brutal killing of 20 innocent children and 7 adults in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday and the killings at the mall in Oregon earlier in the week, the word seems hollow – inappropriate “happy talk” in Read more ..
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Click here for a schedule of all the activities during this joyous season!
The question is: “Which season?” The shopping season, which began around Halloween? The Christmas decorating/display season, which began immediately after Thanksgiving (except for some businesses [see shopping season above] which put up Christmas displays before Halloween and those decorators who skipped Thanksgiving decorations and went right to the Christmas displays after Halloween) and will continue Read more ..