Christmas

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Fr. Andrew’s Christmas Homily

Mass Readings for Christmas

The Christmas story touches our hearts and gets past our defenses.  Why?  Because babies evoke a loving response!  God’s love story with humanity helps us see how the Lord – in taking on our human form – helps us to draw near through the gentleness of an infant.  May the Christ child take us by the hand and lead us this Christmas to embrace our faith and give glory to God through the gift of our lives.

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This painting held my attention at the Uffizi for several minutes, and I consider it one of the most beautiful I have ever seen.  Enjoy!

Adoration of the Child, Honthorst, 1619-1620, Uffizi, Florence, Italy.

About Fr. Andrew Ricci

A Catholic priest since 1997, Fr. Andrew Ricci is currently the rector of the Cathedral of Christ the King in Superior, WI. His website "Three Great Things" can be found at studyprayserve.com and his podcasts can be found under "Catholic Inspiration" in the iTunes store. View all posts by Fr. Andrew Ricci

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