Why Catholics needn’t celebrate New Year’s Day

The following is excerpted from a December 29 Crisis Magazine article by Dusty Gates: On Friday, January 1, the secular world will observe “New Year’s Day.” The Catholic world will not, for two reasons. One is that we have a genuine religious feast day to observe, in celebration of Mary, the Mother of God. The second is that Catholics don’t find much use in celebrating the … [Read more...]