This is in Luke’s gospel: The shepherds witnessing Jesus’ birth arrived before the Magi/Kings and were the first to not only witness the birth but to evangelize the birth long before the wise men. Research indicates Jesus was less than a week old when the angel appeared before them showing the shepherds the way. The shepherds were in the area around Bethlehem, shepherding their flocks in … Continue reading A Story: Shepherds and Baby Jesus – A Shepherds’ Night Meal
Ok if you haven’t, now’s the time! Here’s a lovely recipe from Clermont County, Ohio reader Kathy Lane. Kathy is the mom of our neighbor, Wes Lane. Wes and his wife, Liz, live a couple doors down from us and have 2 of the cutest boys ever, Oliver and Calvin. Anyway, Wes brought me a piece of his mom’s mincemeat pie (she also makes the … Continue reading Have you made Mincemeat Pie?
Each week I chat with Matt Swaim on the Sonrise Morning Show, Sacred Heart Radio about Bible foods. Today we talked about St. Nicholas – his feast day is December 5. Check out the poem about “Blessed Christmas” and the foods that are significant with the poem. It’s at the end of this message. The poem is in bold; the ingredients are not. Some history … Continue reading Christmas Blessing Mix to Make