Dec 26 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Stephen Christmas Martyr
Homily #121226b ( 09min) Play - Fr. Elias preaches on St. Stephen, the first martyr, and how his feast falls on the Octave of Christmas as do many Martyrs and how this points to the fact that Jesus came to us in Bethlehem in order to save us with his death on the Cross where he gives the great example and inspiration for all martyrs.
Mass: St. Stephen - The Protomartyr - Feast - Form: OF
1st: act 6:8-10, 7, 54-59
Resp: psa 31:3-4, 6, 7, 8, 17, 21
Gsp: mat 10:17-22