Prayers, Quips ane Quotes: The Holy Innocents, Feast Day December 28




 

The Holy Innocents

The feast day of The Holy Innocents is celebrated on December 28.

According to the Gospel of St. Matthew 2:16-18, Herod ordered the execution of all young male children near Bethlehem out of fear of a newborn King of the Jews after the announcement of His birth by the Magi.

It is not known how many children died, however, they are considered Martyrs and are honored by the Catholic Church.

An angel appeared to Joseph in a dream saying;

“take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child and kill kill Him.”

Joseph took Mary and Jesus to Egypt keeping them safe from harm.

 

The star of Bethlehem

shines

in the night of sin.

Quote of St. Edith Stein; Feast day August 9

December is the Month of the Divine Infancy

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