Dry Rachel’s Tears!

Matthew 2:18

A voice was heard in Ramah,
wailing and loud lamentation,
Rachel weeping for her children;
she refused to be consoled,
because they were no more.

The Feast of Holy Innocents reminds us that every murdered child, born or unborn, is sacred because of the Child of Bethlehem and His Holy Church and is a martyr and saint joined to the heart of Jesus himself.  Today, thank God for the children in your life and give them the love you would give Him.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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