Monthly Archives: December 2017

7th Day of Christmas – Feast of the Holy Family December 31st

Dear Lord, bless our family. Be so kind as to give us the unity, peace, and mutual love that You found in Your own family in the little town of Nazareth.     Saint Joseph, bless the head of our family. Obtain … Continue reading

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6th Day of Christmas – December 30th

  “On the sixth day of Christmas my True Love gave to me….six geese a laying, five golden rings…. four calling birds, three French hens, two turtle doves and a Partridge in a pear tree…”     As we round … Continue reading

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5th Day of Christmas – Feast of Saint Thomas Beckett – December 29th

On this fifth day of Christmas the Holy mother Church honors the Memorial of Saint Thomas Beckett. Thomas was born in the year 1118, on December 21, the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle. He was the son of a … Continue reading

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4th Day of Christmas – Feast of the Holy Innocents

As we continue our celebration of the twelve days of Christmas…the official Christmas season, we are forced to break from the joy and merriment that is filling our hearts…we are prompted by the good and Holy Church to remember the … Continue reading

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3rd Day of Christmas – Feast of Saint John the Evangelist – December 27th

“On this third day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me…three French hens…two turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree…” Well, not really, but He did give us the wonderful Christ Child whose birth we continue to … Continue reading

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2nd Day of Christmas – Feast of Saint Stephen the Martyr – Dec. 26th

“On this second day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me, two turtle doves….and a partridge in a pear tree…” It is a familiar Christmas carol…one that is quite long and  fun to sing when you have a house … Continue reading

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First Day of Christmas – The Nativity of the Lord – December 25th

Christmas, or the Feast of the Nativity of the Lord, as it is also called, is in fact the 1st day of Christmas. It is one of the twelve days that lead us right to the Feast of Epiphany. And … Continue reading

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