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Give Authentically Catholic Gifts This Christmas

“This year, give gifts that will be sure to please, as well as encourage people's Catholic faith!”

Each year at Christmastime, we remember God’s act of infinite love in sending the greatest of gifts to the world, His only Son Jesus Christ:

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him. He who believes in him is not condemned; he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one who does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. But he who does what is true comes to the light, that it may be clearly seen that his deeds have been wrought in God.”
– John 3:16-21

When doing your Christmas shopping this year, don't forget that Aquinas and More always offers free shipping on orders over $55!


We have the entire collection of the beautiful Italian-made Ghirelli rosaries. See them all here.


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With our extensive collection of Rosaries, you're sure to find a rosary for anyone on your Christmas list! Find rosary bracelets, chaplets, single decade rosaries, rosary rings, rosary kits, Ghirelli rosaries (a wonderful brand of rosaries used by the Vatican as gifts during Papal Visits and Official Audiences), rosaries made from a variety of materials – 14kt gold, plastic, cloisonne beads, glass beads, metal beads, rose beads, and wood beads – as well as wedding rosaries, patron saint rosaries, military rosaries, and wall rosaries. We have rosaries in every price range. Browse them all here.

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If you're looking for some great Catholic jewelry for men, women, and teens, browse our jewelry section here. Our vast collection includes bracelets, earrings, rings, beautiful necklaces, pendants, pins, birthstone jewelry, Catholic dog tags (very popular with children and teens) and of course many medals – saints, Marian, Sacred Heart, Holy Spirit, and more.

Aquinas and More offers gift wrapping for those gifts you don't want to wrap yourself, or are sending directly to someone else. We have several choices for Christmas wrapping paper.

If you would like a gift message enclosed with your items, fill the message section during checkout with the message you would like, and it will appear on the packing slip with all prices removed.

Our DVD recommendation this week is a beautiful adaptation of a classic story:

In this DVD, Barnaby is broken-hearted over the deaths of his wife and best friend, and makes his living juggling in the streets for coins. He comes to a town where the people are busy making Christmas gifts for the baby Jesus and his Mother. Barnaby is upset over having nothing to offer, until he receives a special miracle from Our Lady.

“However, invoking the gift of the birth of the promised Savior also means committing ourselves to preparing his way, to having a worthy dwelling-place ready for him, not only in the area that surrounds us but especially within our souls. Letting ourselves be guided by the Evangelist John, let us seek in these days, therefore, to turn our minds and hearts to the eternal Word, to the Logos, to the Word that was made flesh, from whose fullness we have received grace upon grace.

This faith in the Creator, in the Word who created the world, in the One who came as a Child, this faith and its great hope unfortunately appear today far from the reality of life lived every day, publicly or privately. . . . Yet, in this way the world becomes ever more chaotic and even violent; we see it every day. And the light of God, the light of Truth, is extinguished. Life becomes dark and lacks a compass.

Thus, how important it is that we really are believers and that as believers we strongly reaffirm, with our lives, the mystery of salvation that brings with it the celebration of Christ's Birth! In Bethlehem, the Light which brightens our lives was manifested to the world; the way that leads us to the fullness of our humanity was revealed to us. If people do not recognize that God was made man, what is the point of celebrating Christmas? The celebration becomes empty.

We Christians must first reaffirm the truth about the Birth of Christ with deep and heartfelt conviction, in order to witness to all the awareness of an unprecedented gift which is not only a treasure for us but for everyone.”

Pope Benedict XVI, in a General Audience at Paul VI Audience Hall, Dec 2007

Not sure what to get someone for Christmas? Get a gift certificate from Aquinas and More! Gift certificates make great gifts for pastors and family and friends who are always hard to shop for. They come in several amounts, up to $100, and are good for two years. They can be used in our store, with online orders, or with orders placed over the phone. Order your gift certificates here.

Arthur Kemp Tebby
Leonardo da Vinci
William Bourguereau
Carlos Dolci
Wall art is a great way to show your faith to anyone who walks into your home. Aquinas and More has a great collection of pictures, plaques, icons, tiles, posters, and more. They can make great gifts for Christmas, too, for anyone looking to add a little Catholic decoration to their homes. View them all here.

Let Us Pray

A Christmas Blessing

O God, whose Son was born in Bethlehem, on that wondrous night,
lead us to the same place where Mary laid her tiny child.
As we look on in wonder and praise, make us welcome Him and all new life, and care for his handiwork; the earth, the sky, and the sea.
O God bless us again in Your great love.
We pray for this through Christ our Lord,

Available on the Christmas Blessing Holy Card

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  1. Please let me know when the The Parish Book of Chant is available. Thank you.

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