Several weeks before Christmas, my family visits one of our favorite local holiday-light displays. However, at this display you won’t find the usual smiling snowmen, jolly Santas and frolicking elves that you find at most holiday exhibits. No, this showcase of holiday lights has the courage to boldly depict the true meaning of the season — the birth of Jesus Christ — by featuring the Holy Family, St. Nicholas, angels, and other religious-themed displays.
The wonderful display is found at the National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima in Lewiston, N.Y., about seven miles north of Niagara Falls. The 15-acre sanctuary is dedicated to the Gospel message urged by our Blessed Mother in Fatima,...READ MORE