A reflection for the Feast of the Holy Innocents, December 28

NOTE: Throughout the Advent & Christmas seasons, we’ll be posting reflections on the readings for Holy Days and Sundays, usually just a few days beforehand so individuals and groups can reflect in anticipation or incorporate it into their meetings, homilies, etc. The reflection will be available on our homepage through the weekend and then archived … Continue reading A reflection for the Feast of the Holy Innocents, December 28

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

By Rose Marie Berger 1 John 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