As we head into Christmas…

…blogging gets lighter over the holidays (or stops altogether if the Mayans turn out to be right today). But before I go/Ragnarok occurs/Jesus plays the ultimate prank by returning just to mess with New Age heads I thought I would say thanks to youse guys for being such great readers, great people, and great Catholics. Your kindness and intelligence and love inspire me and I appreciate all you have done in reading this odd potpourri of popery. God bless you and yours this Christmas through Christ our once and future king who came at Bethlehem and will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead.

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  • Ciaran

    God bless you and your family Mark. Happy Christmas!

    – Ciaran in Ireland.

  • SteveP

    May your family’s celebration of Christmas be merry too.

  • Confederate Papist

    Merry Christmas from Dixie!

  • Michele Quigley

    A blessed Christmas to you and yours Mark!

    • Mark Shea

      And you, my dear! Best to Tim and all the Quiglings.

  • Andy

    Merry Christmas Mark – enjoy your family.

  • EdL

    Dear Mark,
    I have scoured this last post in an attempt to detect some degree of heterodoxy but have been unable to find any. (The only fault I can find in it was that it was not posted in Latin.) Therefore, my conscience is clear that I have done all I can here (for now) with respect to being ever vigilant for doctrinal errors coming from you and others suffering from magnesium deficiency. So, I feel at liberty to wish you and your family a joyful and blessed Christmas!
    un abrazo,

    • Mark Shea

      Thanks. I look to you to keep me on the straight and narrow, Ed. Merry Christmas!

  • rachel

    God bless you and have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from me and my husband Jeremy :)

  • Dante Aligheri

    Merry Christmas! May the joyful Ghost of Christmas Present visit you and the Holy Ghost be with you.

  • Elmwood

    Happy Kawazaa everybody!

  • Irksome1

    Kindness and intelligence? So, not my comments , I guess.

  • Lori Pieper

    Merry Christmas!

  • Irenist

    Merry Christmas to you and your family, Mark.

  • Ryan M.

    Merry Christmas, Mark!

  • Dr. Eric

    Merry Christmas!