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Michael J. Matt From the Editor’s Desk: A Christmas greeting. Plus, a beautiful reflection written by an army veteran. Christmas Eve in Vietnam

Hilaire Belloc A Remaining Christmas: A powerful, if subtle, homage to Catholic Tradition written by the original Traditional Catholic—Hilaire Belloc

Timothy J. Cullen Tidings of Comfort and Joy: Keep the Faith, Keep Christmas

T. S. Elliot The Journey of the Magi

G. K. Chesterton The God in the Cave: We must either leave Christ out of Christmas, or Christmas out of Christ, or we must admit, if only as we admit it in an old picture, that those holy heads are too near together for the haloes not to mingle and cross.

Susan Potts The Dawn of Grace: The story of a Christmas miracle of Faith.

Vincent Chiarello Undermining Christ by Falsely Accusing His Vicar: In Defense of Papa Pacelli

Dr. John Rao This Month in History: Christmas, AD 800

Father Celatus The Last Word: Would the Antichrist Clown Around?

The Remnant Speaks Custer’s Last Stand; Freedom of the Press; A Priest Learning to Offer TLM; Seeking Pilgrimage to Chartres Partners

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Michael J. Matt | Editor

Michael J. Matt has been an editor of The Remnant since 1990. Since 1994, he has been the newspaper's editor. A graduate of Christendom College, Michael Matt has written hundreds of articles on the state of the Church and the modern world. He is the host of The Remnant Underground and Remnant TV's The Remnant Forum. He's been U.S. Coordinator for Notre Dame de Chrétienté in Paris--the organization responsible for the Pentecost Pilgrimage to Chartres, France--since 2000.  Mr. Matt has led the U.S. contingent on the Pilgrimage to Chartres for the last 24 years. He is a lecturer for the Roman Forum's Summer Symposium in Gardone Riviera, Italy. He is the author of Christian Fables, Legends of Christmas and Gods of Wasteland (Fifty Years of Rock ‘n’ Roll) and regularly delivers addresses and conferences to Catholic groups about the Mass, home-schooling, and the culture question. Together with his wife, Carol Lynn and their seven children, Mr. Matt currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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