Here we are entering one of the busiest, most festive, most holy months of the year. And unfortunately, things aren’t quite back to “normal” yet. (I wonder if we’ll ever stop talking about getting back to “normal.”) Usually in December we have some kind of community outreach event to celebrate Christmas, either our Living Nativity or Community Christmas Celebration. But the idea of hosting such events that include inviting large numbers of people into our building for things like singing and eating, don’t seem appropriate as we are still dealing with high rates of COVID 19 infections. Therefore, this year will once again be a little different.
Here are the special ways we will be celebrating the Christmas season this year at Holy Cross:
As you can see, just because things are still a little bit different, and we’re not able to host the events we typically do this time of year, there are still many special ways to celebrate the Christmas season here at Holy Cross.
Most importantly, regardless of the ways we are able, or not able, to celebrate, Christmas happens. God comes to us again and anew in the surprising form of the Christ Child. Not as some mighty ruler to be feared, but as the humble Babe of Bethlehem, born in a lowly stable, bringing good news of great joy to all people.