Cancelling Christmas would not be a problem

Dec 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Spirituality

Traffic bound for shopping centres on a Saturday evening seemed contrary to the normal order of things in Dublin. Sitting at traffic lights, my companion watched the passing lines of cars, “this was not what Christmas was like – it used to be different”. After a rugby match at Lansdowne Road, we drove back through the city centre. After ten o’clock, the streets were filled with revellers, men in Christmas jumpers, women in cocktail dresses that offered little protection against the damp chill of the December air, and the odd …