#GospelToday (Jn 1:14):
And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory as of the Father’s only-begotten Son, full of grace and truth.
#GospelToday (Lk 2:51-52):
He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them; and his mother kept all these things in her heart. And Jesus advanced [in] wisdom and age and favor before God and man.
On the Feast of the Holy Innocents, Pro-life Image is Banned from Twitter: The Image of Christ Crucified is identified as “Graphic Violence”
#GospelToday (Lk 2:29-32):
"Lord, now let your servant go in peace; your word has been fulfilled: my own eyes have seen the salvation which you prepared in the sight of every people, a light to reveal you to the nations and the glory of your people Israel."
#GospelToday (Mt 2:16):
When Herod realized that he had been deceived by the magi, he became furious. He ordered the massacre of all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity two years old and under, in accordance with the time he had ascertained from the magi.
#GospelToday (Jn 20:6-8):
When Simon Peter arrived after him, he went into the tomb and saw the burial cloths there, and the cloth that had covered his head, not with the burial cloths but rolled up in a separate place.
Then the other disciple also went in, the one who had arrived at the tomb first, and he saw and believed.
Facebook, being themselves, censored an image of Santa kneeling before baby Jesus. Are you still supporting (by using) Facebook?
#GospelToday (Mt 10:22):
You will be hated by all because of my name, but whoever endures to the end will be saved.
What Child is This?
Mary, Did You Know?
#GospelToday (Jn 1:1-5):
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God.
All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be. What came to be through him was life, and this life was the light of the human race; the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.
#GospelToday (Lk 1:78-79):
In the tender compassion of our God the dawn from on high shall break upon us, to shine on those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."
Comments from top canonist Ed Peters:
More excellent commentary from Mary Ann Kreitzer:
#GospelToday (Lk 1:43-45):
And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? For at the moment the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy.
Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled.”
#GospelToday (Lk 1:46-48):
And Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior. For he has looked upon his handmaid’s lowliness; behold, from now on will all ages call me blessed.
Just how much clerical corruption and infidelity in the Church is too much?
For the faithful Catholic, there is no limit. We will suffer mightily indeed -- but this is the Church instituted by Christ for us. Through it, even wounded as it is, we find Him.
We do NOT accept the failures one iota. They are shameful and must be corrected, but we are blessed to be here and will not abandon this race.
Crisis Magazine has a good piece on this topic:
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