Readings from the Bible for the Roman Catholic liturgy in the ordinary form

The Holy Innocents, martyrs

De Moord op de Onnozele Kinderen (Pieter Bruegel de Oude, 1566, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wenen)
Mt 2:16

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 accordance with the time he had ascertained from the magi.

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