The Holy Innocents are the children of Bethlehem, murdered because a jealous king was threatened.
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The Christmas novena, as it is now known, begins on December 16, nine days before Christmas, and ends on Christmas Eve. The novena is a lovely Advent tradition, originating in Turin, Italy in 1721 and continues to prepare hearts for the coming of Christ through the prophecies, psalms and Gospels.
God comes to us through people, moving them to act on God’s behalf. One such person was Juan Diego who played a very significant part in bringing the Good News of the Gospel to the peoples of Mexico.
We honor and give praise to Mary, conceived without sin, for her “YES” and pray for the grace to bear Christ to the world as she did.
As Catholic Christians, we believe in everlasting life, resurrection, and we participate in the resurrection, we believe, because of the gratuitous love of God, and God’s desire to be united with each one of us, now, and always – the Incarnation, God uniting Godself to us through the person of Jesus.
All Saints is a day commemorating all the saints of the church, both known and unknown, who have attained heaven.
All the attributes of God (mercy, compassion, forgiveness, inclusiveness) have, through love, through humility, become our own.
Sr. Patricia Anne Kelley (1936–1987) was a daughter of St. Louis and died serving the city she loved.
Today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. A feast, a fiesta, is a celebration set apart to mark something significant. The Church has Feasts for Saints; Feasts for events that celebrate the life of Mary; for example, the Feast of the Assumption, or; the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.