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Christmas 2011

December 26, 2011

Merry Christmas and Happy Feast of St. Stephen!

It always seems strange to go from celebrating the birth of our Newborn King to the death of the first martyr.  But I guess it is supposed to remind us that Christ came to die for us.  Mary and Joseph didn’t have much time to bask in peace and joy at Christ’s arrival either.  🙂  But we will continue to celebrate the birth of our Lord for a while yet, even as we remember the hardships St. Stephen, the Holy Innocents, many others and Christ himself, have suffered. 

Just though I’d share some pictures of our Christmas celebrations here at the house of formation.  I hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. 

May God grant you His love and His peace.

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. Annie permalink
    December 26, 2011 10:11 am

    Beautiful photos! Thanks for sharing. May God richly bless you all!

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  2. December 26, 2011 12:01 pm

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Years to you and the Sisters at the House of Formation and at the Motherhouse. Don’t drink to much wine on New Years Eve. ONly kidding, have eggnog instead. Ann Creech

  3. Elisa permalink
    December 26, 2011 9:17 pm

    Thank you for sharing the beautiful pictures of your community and convent at Christmas time. They are truly amazing!! Praise God for the wonderful sisters He has chosen to witness to Him! I can truly see the LOVE of Christ radiating through all that you do! My prayers are with you during this Christmas season and always.

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