Tag: Christmas

3. The King is Coming (Matthew 2:1-6)

Where does Herod, who sought the life of the Christ Child, lurk today? Find out when Fr. John Bartunek reflects on part I of this coming Sunday’s gospel, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.

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Holy Innocents: First Martyrs and Pro-Life Patron Saints

On the fourth day of Christmas, the Church gives to us a somber memorial which concretizes what could very possibly become, thanks to elves and snowmen, an overly sentimental feast of Christ’s birth. Claire Dwyer reflects on the Feast of the Holy Innocents.

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The Nativity of Our Lord: Christmas Day! The Savior has Appeared

What do St. Alphonsus, St. Bonaventure, St. Catherine of Siena all have to say about the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior? Find out when Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen reflects on the Day Jesus Christ was born for us, an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Great Mystery is Accomplished

What can we learn from the mystery of the birth of God in time? Why is it so great and so necessary? Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs

How does Herod pay homage to the Christ child? Saint Quodvultdeus reflects in an excerpt from a sermon by this bishop who was believed to be a spiritual student or “directee” of St. Augustine.

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The Journey to Bethlehem

In this excerpt from “The Truth about Saint Joseph,” Fr. Maurice Mescheler describes and contemplates Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem.

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