KLEINBURG, ONT. - For more than 30 years, Msgr. Gregory Ace has been fascinated by Nativity scenes from around the world. He has collected more than 1,000 Nativity sets from 126 countries worldwide and every Advent, his pieces are displayed in schools, city halls and other churches.

Away in a St. Joseph’s Oratory manger


MONTREAL - What began as a modest display of some 25 cribs in 1979 has blossomed into a popular Montreal tradition at St. Joseph’s Oratory. This year, the Nativity has been interpreted by more than 200 artists from around the world in the form of a multi-media exposition of figurines, carvings and paintings that depict the birth of Christ.

Books on saints, traditions make great Christmas gifts


Christmas is a time of sharing, and what better thing to share than our faith? The following are some of the books suitable for Christmas giving that can teach youngsters some of the tenets of the Catholic faith.

No bounds for sisters in giving at Christmas


TORNTO - For sisters Julia and Emma Mogus, Christmas is about generosity.

Christmas shows Christians our Jewishness


Just in time for Christmas, the Vatican is reminding the world just how Jewish the Christian religion really is.

Catholic Family Services making sure everyone is involved at Christmas


Christmas is a celebration of the family, which is why Catholic Family Services offices across the country are working hard to ensure that it is a merry season for everyone.

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