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My Gift To You On This 8th Day of Christmas (and the Feast of Mary, Mother of God)…

On this 8th day of Christmas, we also celebrate the Feast of Mary, Mother of God. The 8th day is also when the Church remembers the circumcision and naming of Jesus, which as faithful Jews, Joseph and Mary would have been extremely attentive to celebrating in order to ensure that Jesus would be a part of God’s Chosen People. Very appropriate indeed, as the eight maids a milking from the twelve days of Christmas song are a reference to the 8 Beatitudes, which of course Jesus gave us during His preaching ministry as the ultimate model of what the fullness […]