The Modern Massacre of the Holy Innocents

The Simple Catholic Snapshots:
  • Two Thousand Years Ago a New King was Born
  • King Herod Thought his Lifestyle and Kingdom were Threatened by the New King
  • Herod Orders the Infant Innocents Slaughtered to Preserve his Status Quo
  • Two Thousand Years Later The Innocent are Still Dying
  • Mankind Needs the New King More Than Ever

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REAL Christmas Giving – St. Teresa’s Orphanage

For decades, our two daughters’ godmother has been organizing a Christmas gift-giving pilgrimage to St Teresa’s Orphanage in Ensenada, Mexico. It is quite a planning undertaking and lengthy commitment – dealing with two governments, coordinating with the orphanage, countless donors and about a dozen cars in the volunteer caravan. This year the trip was documented with this video production created by her granddaughter Evie. I hope you enjoy this example of REAL Christmas giving.

 

 

Click the video below:

 

If you would like to learn more about the orphanage or how you might be involved or help next Christmas, just drop me an email at tom@simplecatholictruth.com.

Blessings
Tom

Why Did God Become Man? The Incarnation Explained

The Simple Catholic Snapshots:

  • Do We Really Understand Christmas?
  • Christmas is a Celebration of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ
  • The Incarnate Jesus is 100% God and 100% Man
  • The Incarnation Revealed God to Mankind
  • The Incarnation Revealed Mankind to Mankind
  • God Became Man so that Man Could Become god(like)

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Prayer: The CAPTAIN of my Ship

The Simple Catholic Snapshots:

  • A simple mnemonic can add structure and help us remember things
  • For prayer, some people use the word A.C.T.S
  • I found using the word CAPTAIN adds captain-epuletsrichness and focus to my daily prayers:

C – Contrition
A – Almighty
P – Petition
T – Thanksgiving
A – Adoration
IN – INtentions

 

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