A Bit of Fun – The Digital Nativity — The 5th Day of igNation’s 12 Days of Christmas

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Happy New Year’s Eve!

May 2019 be a year of special graces for you.

“For while gentle silence enveloped all things,

And night in its swift course was not half gone,

Thy all-powerful word leaped from heaven, from thy royal throne.”

(Wisdom: 18: 14-15)


Social media has for many become an integral part of their daily lives.

What if social media was around at the time of the birth of Christ?

Perhaps it would have looked something very  like this.


John Pungente, SJ, the editor of igNation, is looking forward to a sabbatical in 2019. . He is currently doing research with Monty Williams, SJ for a third book in the series "Finding God in the Dark".

  • Richard Grover
    Posted at 09:38h, 31 December Reply

    I look forward to your 12 days of Christmas, John.They make me think.I could hear Tom Jackson’s deep voice singing the Huron Carol….but find it bizarre that the angels still are singing in Latin rather than Aramaic.Is that cultural appropriation? How can we puny brain humans(” the creatures”)ever really hope to understand God( “the Creator”)?Maybe we( or at least ME…since this is my difficulty…) have to take more humble pills and just say “THANK YOU Lord. ” Thanks for igNation John.

  • Peter Bisson, SJ
    Posted at 10:02h, 31 December Reply

    Thank you John!

  • Peter Larisey
    Posted at 10:48h, 31 December Reply

    Yes, But could it have gone viral?

  • Peter Monty, SJ
    Posted at 15:53h, 31 December Reply

    Delightful. Thanks!

  • John Shade
    Posted at 16:46h, 31 December Reply

    Amazing thought! Thank you for the 12 days…

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