Quantcast
Last updated on April 21, 2014 at 1:20 EDT

Latest Christian folklore Stories

2009-12-07 06:50:00

WARREN, Mich., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Intravenous fluids, pain relief medications, adverse reactions, experimental treatments, radiological imaging...does this match the picture of a typical child's Christmas? For the many children living in southeast Michigan suffering with cancer, this description sadly fits best. The customary trips to snow-kissed hills for sledding and the time to sit on Santa's lap are removed, along with many other happy holiday moments. Testing and treatments come...

2009-12-02 07:02:00

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sitting on Santa's lap at a busy mall may conjure more stress than usual this year as reports of Swine Flu circulate wildly on the news, but parents and children can breathe a clean, germ-free sigh of relief knowing that they can still get their visit with Santa Claus in this year.... However, they no longer have to brave the mall. Santa can call them personally at home, by telephone: no long lines at a busy mall or hand sanitizer necessary. Founded...

2009-11-25 22:08:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa announces that he has a gift to share with the world. Beginning Thursday, Nov. 26 at 2 a.m. EST, the first message from Santa Talks to the World will be launched online at www.SantaIsReal.com and www.youtube.com/KRSMedia. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/santa-talks-to-the-world-on-thursday-nov-26-from-his-private-workshop-74231117.html As well, Santa tweets....

2009-11-25 04:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Movies like "It's A Wonderful Life" and "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" are long-time holiday traditions among American families, but a few newcomers have begun to win over hearts too, according to Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B). A look at the Top 20 Most Popular Holiday Movies shows that, from the heartwarming to the hilarious, there are some new favorites among movie lovers. Topping the list is 2007's "Fred Claus," in which Santa's...

2009-11-24 06:45:00

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving is next week and retailers are advertising their merchandise and Black Friday deals everywhere you turn. With the bad economy, many families are feeling the pressure of the holidays and stress of not being able to buy the gifts their children are asking Santa to bring on Christmas morning. Melissa Larsen's "Dare to Believe in the Man in the Red Suit," published by AuthorHouse, helps parents and children remember the true reason for the...

2009-10-15 06:35:00

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Meet Little Mouse Monk, named by his parents who thought he looked like a furry chipmunk. One winter, this little mouse becomes incredibly curious about the world outside his nest-home in New York City. Follow him on his adventures in "Mouse Monk in a Christmas Adventure" (published by AuthorHouse), the new children's book by Eleanor Allen, as he explores the big city and learns the secret of Christmas. Endearing and filled with colorful...

2008-12-30 15:57:00

Philadelphia Clears The Record On The 40th Anniversary Of The Santa Broo-ha-ha PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of the "Eagles-fans-booed-and-threw-snowballs-at-Santa-Claus" incident, we in Philly think it's time to be clear about what really happened on December 15, 1968 and what has transpired since. As the Eagles enter the playoffs, we ask the sportscasters and sports writers of America to let this snowball melt, and consider a new story about Philadelphia....

2008-12-25 17:18:49

Santa Claus, for his trademark laugh, nose-poking poses and marketplace counseling services, made about $8 million this year, U.S. accountants said. With figures gleaned from the International Council of Shopping Centers -- which counts about 1,000 enclosed malls in the United States -- it's likely Santa worked 400,000 hours this year, Bankrate.com reported Thursday. Unfortunately for Santa, his image cannot be copyrighted. Assuming we could make the case he owns his reputation, he's really...

2008-12-25 10:34:55

The arrival of Christmas has some Pennsylvanians with names evocative of the holiday lamenting their festive monikers. Patty Christmas of Plum, Pa., said having the beloved holiday as her last name may make it memorable, but it reveals its downside when she has to give her name to people who don't realize she's serious, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Thursday. I ordered a pizza the other night, she said. They said 'Last name?' I said 'Christmas.' I said, 'Please, it's not a joke.'...

79d6ae5d0ec4d716981347e09f1d7eca1
2008-12-24 06:19:38

Santa Claus has been declared a Canadian citizen with fully authorized re-entry rights, the country's citizenship minister announced in Ottawa. In a formal statement, Jason Kenney, the minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, declared the legendary Christmas gift-giver Canuck status, the Canwest News Service reported. The Government of Canada wishes Santa the very best in his Christmas Eve duties and wants to let him know that, as a Canadian citizen, he has the automatic...