Christmas Reflections: 7 days to go…and we remember the Cross? (December 17th)

In today’s Gospel reading, Mark 8:30-34, Jesus tells the disciples that He “must suffer many things, be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, the scribes, then be killed, and after three days rise again.” We are in the midst of the Nativity season! Why does the Church have us[…} Read more….