Holy Innocents

   Today is the Feast of the Holy Innocents. By traditional count, 14,000 infant boys under the age of 2 were slaughtered under Herod's orders in an unsuccessful attempt to kill the Messiah who could usurp his throne. (It has been suggested that given historical evidence, the number was nowhere near that number, but even … Continue reading Holy Innocents

Christ is born! Glorify Him! Thy nativity, O Christ our God, has shown to the world the light of wisdom. For by it those who worshiped the stars  were taught by a star to adore Thee, the Sun of Righteousness, and to know Thee the Orient from on high. O Lord Glory to Thee!