Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

 Holy Innocents

Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.

    Facts about  Holy Innocents

  • King Herod was told by the Magi of the newborn King of the Jews.
  • Herod feared the loss of his throne and ordered the execution of all young boys in Bethlehem.
  • Jesus was safe because Joseph was warned in a dream to flee to Egypt. The countless boys who died are remembered as martyrs for Christianity.