Church of Jesus Christ of the Universe
2 Sam 7, 1-5.8-11.16; Ps 88; Lk 1, 67-79
We know that every feast, every solemnity, brings special, extraordinary graces with it. I think that today we must unite in a more particular way with Mary Most Holy, Saint Joseph and, I think, with the shepherds in order to experience these graces fully.
Imagine what it means to Mary Most Holy and St. Joseph to remember that time. I like the idea of them, in Heaven, talking about what that Night meant to them, what they felt when they welcomed the Son of God. What an incredible event it must have been for the shepherds when they saw the Archangels and afterwards found a child as a sign. Therefore, if we want these special graces to be imprinted on us and to work in us, then let us join in Mary and Joseph and listen to them so that they may tell us what Jesus’ birth meant to them.
It is undeniable that during Christmas time, all humanity, at least the believers, have a greater openness. They are all much more available, and they seem open. For me, the trouble is that we do not remain on that level, in that dimension after Christmas but return what we were before. Therefore, I ask again: how can we ensure that these graces remain within us, increase and bear fruit? Continue reading