CHIRSTMAS SATURDAY

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD CHRISTMAS SUNDAY St. Stephen, First Martyr December 26, 2020 WORD of the DAY  But beware of people,  for they will hand you over to courts and scourge you in their synagogues, and you will be led before governors and kings for my sake as a witness before them and the pagans. When they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say. You will be given at that moment what you are to say.  For it will not be you who speak but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. Brother will hand over brother to death, and the father his child; children will rise up against parents and have them put to death. You will be hated by all because of my name, but whoever endures to the end will be saved.   (Matthew 10: 17-22) How shall I live this Word?   St. Stephen the first martyr, reminds us that Jesus is not a Christmas decoration but can be so emotionally involving that people decide to give their life in order not to deny the message of love and peace that He came...