The Flight into Egypt

December 29, 2010

The weeks leading up to Christmas 2010 passed in a flurry of parties, Kleenexes, shopping malls, cough drops, gift wrap, sleepless nights, carols, and acetaminophen. Before I knew it, the big day had come and gone. Allow me today, on the fifth day of Christmas, to wish one and all a very merry Christmas and, in slight anticipation, a very happy New Year.

Yesterday was the Feast of the Holy Innocents, which is associated in Scripture with the Flight into Egypt. I am not sure if the Flight has its own designated liturgical feast, but here at All Manner of Thing we are celebrating it today:

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