On this day for the last time in the cycle of the liturgical year, the Church invites us to contemplate the mystery of Jesus’ humble, hidden life.
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.
What do the names of the three archangels mean? Find out when St. Gregory the Great reflects on this wonderous feast day.
Why is it right to celebrate the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary? Find out when St. Andrew of Crete reflects on this feast of the Church today.
How do we honor Christ’s baptism? Find out in today’s second reading from the Liturgy of the Hours, an excerpt from a homily by Saint Gregory of Nazianzus.