Watching Christmas Mass With My Grandson, The Wee Heathen

Talking Catholicism with the kid

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph!

On Christmas Day, I was channel surfing with my nine-year-old grandson and happened upon a televised Catholic Mass already in progress.

What a thrill!

Now, I’ve told this kid millions of stories about my Catholic upbringing. The good, the bad, and the extremely…



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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden


is a news junkie, history buff, and music fanatic surfing the End Times wave with bemusement. Come along!