I can imagine a response to this column as I am writing it. Someone reading the title is saying… this new Bishop is off his rocker! Lord help us. Of course Christmas is the same as the Nativity of the Lord, the birthday of Jesus of Nazareth. Didn’t you go to seminary?
Well, yes…OK….they seem to refer to the same event….in a way. But let’s see how they are very different holy days.