Tag: Holy Innocents

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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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 Holy Innocents

THE HOLY INNOCENTS “ Then Herod, perceiving that he was deluded by the Wise Men, was exceedingly angry, and sending, killed all the men-children that

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