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Gospel Truth: Feast of the Holy Family, 27 December

In this week's edition of "Gospel Truth”, the late Jill Bevilacqua and Seán-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections from the Gospel of St. Luke 2:22-40 on the Feast of the Holy Family.

From the Gospel according to Luke
LK 2:22-40

Gospel Truth, Feast of the Holy Family, 27 December

When the days were completed for their purification
according to the law of Moses,
They took him up to Jerusalem
to present him to the Lord,
just as it is written in the law of the Lord,
Every male that opens the womb shall be consecrated to the Lord,
and to offer the sacrifice of
a pair of turtledoves or two young pigeons,
in accordance with the dictate in the law of the Lord.

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24 December 2020, 14:20