National Catholic Register



Facts of Christmas

BY Jim Cosgrove

November 04-11, 2001 Issue | Posted 11/4/01 at 2:00 PM


Leon Suprenaut Jr. of Catholics United for the Faith points out that, by becoming a boy, Christ became subject to the Fourth Commandment: Honor Your Father and Mother. Says Luke 2:41, “He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to Joseph and Mary.” Suprenaut suggests that the extraordinary example of God himself being an obedient child can inspire obedience in kids.