CHRISTMAS 2012: Birthing the Prince of Peace, Love without Violence

By William Privett, Pax Christi Western New York coordinator (The following is a homily given on Dec. 8-9 at All Saint's Parish in Syracuse, NY.) To this topic, "Giving Birth to Jesus in the World", I would add "The Jesus Who Loves Without Violence": Thanks to our dear friend Fr. Fred and you good people … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2012: Birthing the Prince of Peace, Love without Violence

CHRISTMAS 2012: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Innocents, December 28

By Rose Marie Berger 1┬áJohn 1:5-2:2 | Matthew 2:13-18 A voice was heard in Ramah, sobbing and loud lamentation; Rachel weeping for her children,and she would not be consoled, since they were no more. (Matthew 2:18) Why, the rabbis have asked through history, are the tears of Rachel different from the tears of other mothers? … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2012: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Innocents, December 28