Posts tagged Holy Family

The foundation of faith

The earthly home of Nazareth was not incidental to the life of Christ but was absolutely essential. From Mary and Joseph, Christ would have encountered a wisdom that comes from knowing his heavenly Father’s merciful love for his people. It is this encounter that we are called to experience and enter into in our discipleship of faith.

Prayers for the Synod on the Family

Pope Francis has composed a Prayer to the Holy Family for the Synod, and the Church also offers the following proposed intentions for use during the Prayers of the Faithful at Mass during the synod. These intentions can also be included in the petitions at Lauds and Vespers. The recitation of the Holy Rosary is […]

Life in Nazareth: Thoughts on the Holy Family.

Yesterday was the celebration of the Holy Family. The readings from the saints was an address by  Pope Paul  VI on the life of the Holy Family’s life at Nazareth. This can be found on last year’s post for this feast. This year, talking about the Holy Family with Neil, I thought about the life […]

The Holy Family

Yesterday was the celebration of the Holy Family. As his homily Neil talked about how all of our vocations, to the married life, as parents and to the consecrated life are found in the Holy Family. He then read from an address of Pope Paul VI given at Nazareth. This had been in the Office […]