Tag: Holy Innocents

Touring Chicago's beautiful churches: Holy Innocents

Holy Innocents is the third parish my husband and I visited while touring Chicago’s beautiful churches.  Neither of us had ever been there so we were discovering this treasure for the first time. What always amazes me when visiting an older parish is the sacrifice of the people who built it.  Intricate stained glass in memory... Read more »

Herod and the Holy Innocents: A Metaphor for Today

Today, on the Feast Day of the Holy Innocents we recall Herod’s jealousy and rage as he sends out his thugs to rid the world of the baby Jesus.  Unfortunately not much has changed.  Here in Chicago, the killing of a child happens on almost a daily basis. Now add to that the number of abortions... Read more »