Twas the Week Before Christmas, and All Through the Memes…

It’s the longest possible Advent … so it’s the longest possible stretch between today and Christmas. Or something? Here are memes to pass the time. With thanks to Estee Beka, Wendy Wilmowski-Tracy and the Catholic John Crist.



Tom Hoopes

Tom Hoopes

Tom Hoopes, author of The Rosary of Saint John Paul II and The Fatima Family Handbook, is writer in residence at Benedictine College in Kansas and hosts The Extraordinary Story podcast about the life of Christ. His book What Pope Francis Really Said is now available on Audible. A former reporter in the Washington, D.C., area, Hoopes served as press secretary of the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee Chairman and spent 10 years as executive editor of the National Catholic Register newspaper and Faith & Family magazine. His work frequently appears in Catholic publications such as Aleteia.org and the Register. He and his wife, April, have nine children and live in Atchison, Kansas.