Tag Archives: Herod

08-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 5, 2017 . . at a birthday celebration for Herod, the daughter of Herodias performed a dance before the guests and delighted Herod so much that he swore to give her whatever she might ask for.   Mt_14:1-12 We always … Continue reading

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02-06-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 6, 2015 (St. Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs) Herod feared John, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man, and kept him in custody.  When he heard him speak he was very much perplexed, yet he liked to … Continue reading

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08-02-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 2, 2014 “Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist.”  Mt 14:1-12 Boxed in! King Herod was in quite a dilemma.  To begin with, he was in an adulterous relationship with his brother’s wife, Herodias.  … Continue reading

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12-28-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-28-13 (Feast of the Holy Innocents, martyrs) When Herod realized that he had been deceived by the magi, he became furious.  He ordered the massacre of all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity two years old and under, in … Continue reading

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