Bring Back the Catafalque

By Leander S. Harding I learned from the great theorist of education Elliot Eisner and his book The Educational Imagination, to look for three curricula in any regimen of education and information: what is t... Read More...

The Moving Feasts of Christmas and Epiphany

By Matthew S. C. Olver The ways of numbering and counting and commemorating the days of the Christmas and Epiphany seasons are enough to leave one’s head spinning. The evidence seems to be that Epiphany on January 6 arose in the East before the celebration ... Read More...

Celebrating Christmas in Advent

By Neal Michell I have a confession to make: I have already put up our Christmas tree... and our outdoor lights... and I was singing Christmas carols while doing so. In fact, they were all put up before the ... Read More...

Welcome to Pre-Advent

By Stewart Clem No, Target: we do not agree that Christmas begins on November 1. You must be thinking of All Saints’ Day. Christmas begins after first vespers on December 24. People have been complain... Read More...

For All Souls Day

By Christopher Yoder Since at least the 11th century, western Christians have prayed for the dead on this day, All Souls Day. Others have written here about the history of All Souls Day, its abeyance in classical Anglicanism, and its modern reappearance (in... Read More...