DECEMBER 28: THE FEAST OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS

“…the gospels don’t let us off easily. Jesus—light from light, true God from true God—enters history as a vulnerable victim of Herodian cruelty, not aligned with the settled and powerful, but rather with the dispossessed and fleeing. Indeed, the One whom the Old Testament prophet-poets laud as our rock and refuge is now revealed as a refugee.”

The Feast of the Holy Innocents December 28

The feast of the Holy Innocents falls on the fourth day of Christmas. Of the four gospels, only the Gospel of Matthew (2:1-18) records this appalling story…

God: Refuge and Refugee

…when refuge seekers meet refuge givers, each gift God to the other.

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