October 17, 2019

Tag - Holy Family

Focusing on the Big Picture

The New York Times newspaper has an outdoors column called “Wood, Fish, and Stream,” and on one occasion the author of the column received a letter which said, “Would you tell where I could find a place to fish that is not more than five or six...

Emulating the Holy Family

On the feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth, it is opportune for us to become aware of a prevailing feeling that we ourselves might harbor within. We might feel that, if we are loyal to the teachings of the Catholic Church, i.e. of Christ himself...

Regarding Holiness and Families

Blessed Cardinal John Newman once said this about holiness: “To obtain the gift of holiness is the work of a life.” (Miscellanies, 313) In pondering the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph there is a tendency to view holiness as something that...

The Family Altar

Today we continue our Christmas celebration with a consideration of the Holy Family. This feast has the same first two readings every year but one of three different Gospels. The first reading is always the reading from Sirach (3:2-6, 12-14) about...

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