Feeling kinda scroogey? This will put it all in perspective for you. The ancient question of the existence of Santa Claus is settled by the Angelic Doctor, St. Thomas Aquinas. I had no idea he had addressed the topic. Then again, he did write on just about everything before calling it all so much straw…
Whether Santa Claus Exists?
We proceed thus to the Third Article: –
Objection 1: It seems that Santa Claus does not exist, since Christmas gifts are able to be given by good elves. Therefore Santa Claus does not exist.
Objection 2: Further, if Santa Claus did exist, there would be no narrow chimneys. But there are narrow chimneys, and sometimes no chimneys at all. Therefore, Santa Claus does not exist.
On the Contrary, Kay Starr says: “I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus underneath the mistletoe last night.”
I answer that, The existence of Santa Claus can be proved in five ways…[more…]
Hat tip: The Ironic Catholic
Merry Christmas to all!