Daily Archives: January 1, 2014

The rich tapestry of New Year’s Day

By Monsignor Charles Pope: This feast day, of January 1, is a very complex tapestry, both culturally and liturgically. Perhaps we can use the second reading by St. Paul to the Galatians as a way to weave through some of … Continue reading

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Putting Mary back in Christmas?

I can actually remember as a very young child walking to Mass on 1 January with my parents and their large brood and asking my father what a “circumcision” was. I recall not receiving an entirely satisfactory answer! The Eastern … Continue reading

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