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The Octave of Christmas: Simeon’s Canticle. Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew’s Daily Mass Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – The Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas

As Simeon held the Christ Child in his arms praising God, he recalls the fulfillment of the Lord’s promises and points to the redemption of humanity.  May we look back and see how God has touched our lives and embrace each day as a new opportunity to the serve the Lord with full hearts!

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Simeon’s Song of Praise, Aert de Gelder, 1700-1710.