December 30 is the Feast Day of the Holy Family. This feast day appropriately falls within the 12 days of Christmas where we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Involved in the mystery of the Incarnation–where God joined to Himself human nature–is the mystery that God also joined to Himself a human family.
Archives for December 2012
Interestingly, St. John is also known for something else more recent to our modern times . . . for his connection to the Sacred Heart of Jesus devotion.
We at The Catholic Company would like to extend a warm, cheery, and very Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones! In the spirit of Christmas, we’d like to share with you a Christmas reflection from our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI: The birth of Christ challenges us to reassess our priorities, our values, our […]
One of the marks of a Christian and specifically a Catholic is bearing a crucifix. Most Catholics tend to have a crucifix either on their person, in their home, in their car, or all three.
Today is the both the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the feast day of Saint Ambrose. Saint Ambrose’s life testifies to the fact that everything can change in a moment’s notice, and that God has greater plans for us than we could ever fathom for ourselves.
Today is the feast day of one of the most popular saints throughout the world, St. Nicholas.
The December Birthstone is turquoise. The turquoise stone got its name from its introduction to the West from Turkey.