The Twelve Days of Christmas are an ideal time to reflect on the life of the Holy Family, as revealed in the New Testament. Here you can take a moment each day to reflect on an aspect of the early life of Christ, through a series of images related to his childhood and meditations from recent popes.
The details of how Christ came to be born in Bethlehem are found in St Luke’s gospel. St Matthew’s gospel also describes the birth, but only in headlines, choosing to focus more on the visit of the Wise Men to the Christ child. While much of the Christmas story may be familiar to us from … Continue reading The Nativity (Luke 2:1-20)