Celebrating the Reason for the Season (Morning Air)

What Christmas traditions do you and your family love? Do you like to go to midnight Mass? When do you open presents? Share in the joy of the season with John Morales and Sarah Tafoya as they talk about their favorite family traditions.

📲 Tech Treat: First, John announces a fantastic Christmas gift – an update to the Relevant Radio app! This update includes features like easy navigation, autoplay, binge-listening, and special segments like The Saints series. Perfect for holiday travels! 🚗

🍪 Christmas Preparations: Sarah shares her last-minute hustle – from avoiding early shopping (kids might eat the ingredients!) to coordinating dishes for family gatherings. It’s all about getting everything together for Jesus’ arrival.

✈️ Travel Plans: While millions travel for the holidays, John and Sarah are staying close to home, hosting and prepping, adding to the coziness of the season.

💌 Christmas Cards Joy: John shares the joy of receiving a special card with the Madonna and Child, mentioning the delight of getting personal mail during Christmas.

🎄 Traditions Galore: Sarah discusses their family’s Mass attendance plans, including serving and reading at mass. They share their unique family traditions like wrapping baby Jesus as a present to be unveiled on Christmas morning.

🎁 Presents Time: John and Sarah chuckle over the excitement of kids opening presents early, with some families following traditions of opening gifts on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning.

Mass Reminders: They remind you of the unique Mass schedule during Christmas this year! Don’t forget that you’ll need to fulfill your Sunday obligation along with Mass for Christmas! So you’ll need to go twice!

Also, remember the importance of the season extending beyond just one day. The Christmas season is a prolonged period of celebration in the Catholic faith. Not just one day!

🎵 Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad! 

Jake Moore serves as a Digital Audio Content Producer for Relevant Radio®. He is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, and is passionate about classic movies, Christian music, young adult ministry, and leading this generation to Christ through compelling media. You can listen to more of his podcasts at relevantradio.com and on the Relevant Radio® app.