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Sunday, 30 December 2012

Feast of the Holy Innocents

Some great references to public liturgy and preaching on the Feast of the Holy Innocents. Going to see if I can record the links here for my own benefit.

Peace procession Melbourne
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Heavenly Father, comfort all the children lost to . Bring them right up to your throne!
"Feast of the - a day that we remember an act of civil disobedience, a refugee family, & a massacre of baby boys"
It seems to me that the only time there is an outcry from America is when takes place in "inappropriate" places.
168 children have been killed by drone strikes in Pakistan... but where is the outcry for THESE children?

I wonder if there were people who said, "I'm tired of people politicizing Herod's massacre of the "?

"But he is with a million displaced people On the long road of weariness and want." Malcolm Guite

RT : Remember the lives of your little ones Lord, and break the sword of the oppressor.
Preached from the fire in my gut at the Eucharist this morning
On Day we pray for victims of such violence today & those (like the Holy Family) whom it makes refugees:
Today of all days I recommend you follow as this great new organisation gets running. Please RT.
Is this how we wage 'war on terror'? Drone Strikes Are Causing Child Casualties -- 178 So Far | Alternet
A reminder of what results from the legislation of wicked rulers. "Can wicked rulers be allied…

1 comment:

keith Hebden said...


The London Catholic Worker hold a public liturgy following a retreat each Feast of the Holy Innocents. For last few years this has been outside Northword Military Base but this year it was held outside the Equadorian Embassy, I think, in solidarity with Assange and Manning.