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Weekly Catholic Manhood Nuggets

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A new episode video of Manhood Nuggets was just released.


In this installment Frank talks about: Expectations of a Catholic Family.  Click here or the image below to watch. 

God bless you and the ones you love.

Gospel for Sunday, December 31, 2023
Feast of the Holy Family
Luke 2:22-40: The child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom.

When the days were completed for their purification 
according to the law of Moses, 
they took him up to Jerusalem
to present him to the Lord. 

When they had fulfilled all the prescriptions
of the law of the Lord, 
they returned to Galilee,
to their own town of Nazareth.
The child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom; 
and the favor of God was upon him 


The presentation of Jesus in the temple, as recorded in Luke's Gospel, presents the parents of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, as devout Jews who faithfully observed the law of the Lord. This is evident as they bring Jesus to the temple to be presented to the Lord according to the custom of the law. They also offer the sacrifice of two doves, which was the prescribed offering for those who could not afford a lamb. Mary and Joseph's actions show their deep reverence and commitment to their faith, and their obedience to the will of God. As the model for all families, the presentation of Jesus in the temple highlights the importance of strong faith and devotion to God in the family unit. It serves as a reminder for families to prioritize their spiritual lives and to faithfully follow the teachings of the Lord.


The breakdown of the traditional family structure has been a concern for many in recent times. However, the Catholic Church has always recognized the importance of family and has actively promoted the observance of the feast of the Holy Family, especially under ...... 


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