My true love gave to me Four Calling Birds. Four Gospels calling the faithful to the Word of God and the life of Christ. No two gospels are exactly alike because each was written at a different point in time, from a different perspective.Continue reading “On the Fourth Day of Christmas”
Category: Holy Innocents
On the Fourth Day of Christmas
My true love gave to me Four Calling Birds. Tradition holds that the Four Calling Birds are also known as the Four Gospels of the New Testament – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The Gospels call us to follow our faith.Continue reading “On the Fourth Day of Christmas”
A Day of Reflection with a Casserole
Today is the Feast Day of The Holy Innocents. For those unfamiliar with this Holy Day, it was originally a day of great mourning and fasting within the Christian communities, a day of remembrance for the Slaughter of Innocence. Although the date is unknown, on December 28 the church mourned the children who were said to be massacred in Bethlehem by King Herod the Great in his attempt to kill the infant Jesus.