December 29, 2019

A05: The First Sunday after Christmas Day, Year A (2019)

Michael Renninger

“If the perfect Son of God were born into a perfect family, in a perfect way, in a perfect town, at a perfect time, then his message would probably only apply to perfect people,” says Father Michael Renninger, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia. In today’s passage, Matthew 2:13-23, we learn that Jesus’ birth was not a perfect situation for Joseph, Mary, or Jesus. Listen as Renninger explains how the Holy Family’s imperfect situation brings hope for imperfect people today.

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