‘This Is the Real Santa’

(photo: Gretchen R. Crowe/Catholic Herald)

The Arlington Catholic Herald has published a feature story about how John Buckreis, a parishioner at St. Michael Parish in Annandale, Va., portrays Santa Claus to kids in his area.

Check out the article.  It’ll warm your heart and restore your faith that the true meaning of Christmas hasn’t been lost, if you’ve been having some understandable doubts about that due to the crass commercialization that often seems to overwhelm the holiday season.

—  Tom McFeely