The Feast of the Holy Innocents in 10 Works of Art

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“Rachel weeping for her children, and refusing to be comforted because they are no more.”

Today we remember the babies killed in and around Bethlehem when Herod was looking for the infant Christ. From St. Peter’s List:  The Massacre of the Holy Innocents in 10 Works of Art. Servant of God Dorothy Day once wrote, “After Christmas there is the Feast of St. Stephen and the Holy Innocents and we are not allowed to forget the closeness of joy and sorrow.” Let us pray for and defend all children who are victims of violence in our world.

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