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Feast of the Holy Family, Year C

by : RCLB

Lectionary: 17 Read: Luke 2:41-52 Gospel Summary Families living far from Jerusalem were not required by law to attend the feasts of Passover, Pentecost, and Tabernacles. However, Mary and Joseph were very devout and chose with members of their family and community to make the long journey to Jerusalem to observe these holy days. On the journey home,...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections C    

Feast of the Holy Family, Year A

by : RCLB

Lectionary: 17 Read Sunday’s Gospel: Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 Gospel Summary When the Magi left the Holy Family in Bethlehem, Joseph was warned in a dream to take Mary and Jesus into Egypt because Herod was looking to destroy the child. Following Herod’s death, another angel appeared to Joseph in a dream and informed him that it was now safe to return to...

Posted in: Gospel Reflections A