CHRISTMAS 2014: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 28

by Sr. Jamie T. Phelps, OP Genesis 15:1-6; 21:1-3 | Hebrews 11:8, 11-12, 17-19 | Luke 2:22-40 (There is a choice in readings today. Click on the readings link to see additional options for this feat day.) "By faith..." (Hebrews 11, beginning of verses 8, 11, and 17) Faith, not fear, should rule the lives … Continue reading CHRISTMAS 2014: Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family, December 28

REFLECTION: Jesus’ family helped shape who he became

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace The Feast of the Holy Family is a recent feast in the liturgy of the church, and by that, I mean within the last 100 years or 150 years that we began to celebrate such a feast. It doesn't go back to the early days … Continue reading REFLECTION: Jesus’ family helped shape who he became