Sunday, December 17, 2017 UTC

DEC 29: COMMEMORATION OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS

The-Lament-of-Rachel-by-an-anonymous-iconographer This feast day is commemorated for the 14,000 Infants (the Holy Innocents) slain by Herod at Bethlehem. Since the early days of the Church, they have been honored as martyrs for Christ.

 

 

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