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Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph C
December 30, 2012

Study of the Readings

Ed. by Joyce Ann Zimmerman, et al.

• Words, Phrases
• To the point

• First Two Readings


The Word Engaged

Kavanaugh, S. J.

God Made Flesh

The plain humanity of Christmas is what it is all about, our lives and God’s. In the last analysis we are as defenseless as a child before the great forces of time and consciousness.


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Jesus in the Temple

Raising children has never been easy in any culture. Sometimes the only thing that parents can do is to ponder the mystery and hope the child will (continue to) grow…


Thoughts from the
Early Church

Origen of Alexandria

Let us learn where it was that Joseph and Mary discovered him; then in their company we too shall be able to find him.


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

Coming Soon


Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Our own conscience may accuse us, but God is more merciful than we are with ourselves, and he will forgive us when our consciences accuse us. He will give us whatever we ask