"'To us a child is born' (Is 9:6). He came to save us! He tells us that pain and evil are not the final word. To become resigned to violence and injustice would be to reject the joy and hope of Christmas." - Pope Francis
News and notes from Tom Lopatosky on a variety of subjects including religion (especially Roman Catholicism); inspiration; New England; fire, rescue, and emergency medical services; and municipal government issues.