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Hannah, Her Son, and the Holy Family

December 30, 2018

Lots of people today will tell you what makes a family well-adjusted, functional, and peaceful. But in this week’s readings for the Feast of the Holy Family, which center on two exemplary women, Hannah and Mary, the Church wants to tell us what makes a family holy.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – 1 Samuel 1:20-28
Psalm – Psalm 128:1-5
Reading 2 – Colossians 3:12-21
Gospel – Luke 2:41-52