What is the significance of the shepherds?

They were among the poorest and least valued members of the community, as they still are in some countries, but God sent the angels to them so they got to seeing Jesus before anyone else. God’s values are different from Society’s.  The Lord is my shepherd was written...

What is an angel?

A messenger of God. Descriptions vary.  Often they appear like men, not women.  Not all have wings. It seems to depend on the nature of the task.  Some are warriors with swords.  Whether they use more modern weapons these days is a thing I do not want to find out....

Why is Santa Claus supposed to come down the chimney?

St. Nicholas used to give poor people presents anonymously. Like a burglar, his breaking-and-entering tricks he probably kept secret, so people had to make up a story for the children.  I can guess that eventually he was found out, or there would be no legend!