Pick up the phone or text someone right now. There is an important reason for this. Every year right after Christmas, we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family. For the family of the Church: (pause) that it may be a mother and a home for all people in need. Posted by shadowlight at 3:31 PM. Today we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family. Then the feast of the Epiphany and the Baptism of the Lord are the next two Sundays. Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14, Colossians 3:12-21, Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23.. Introduction: On the last Sunday of the year, we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family.We are here to offer all the members of our own families on the altar for God’s blessing. The first reading is a commentary on the fourth commandment: “Honor your father and your mother.” It’s easy to think the “incarnation” means God took on a human body, that he appeared in human flesh. P As we celebrate the feast of the HOLY FAMILY, let us pray to God who is both Father and Mother of the whole human family. Sunday, December 29 The Feast of the Holy ... and Joseph dates back several centuries, the Feast of the Holy Family was instituted by Pope Leo XIII in 1893. It’s easy to think the “incarnation” means God took on a human body, that he appeared in human flesh. But there is much more to it than that. As we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family, take this opportunity to give the gift of forgiveness to someone--maybe someone in your family, maybe a friend, maybe a coworker or neighbor or, maybe yourself. There is an important reason for this. We pray: For parents and grandparents: (pause) And today we celebrate... with Magnificat. But there is much more to it than that. CM And let our response be: Bless your family, Lord. https://www.ncronline.org/.../feast-holy-family-mystery-love Then, we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God on January 1. Every year right after Christmas, we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family.