Greetings on this the The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Mass during the Day
Readings: Is 52:7-10; Ps 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6; Heb 1:1-6; Jn 1:1-18
Notes: The Blessed Trinity is a foundational understanding of Christmas.
The Father loves us.
The Holy Spirit overshadowed Mary to be come mother of the Christ.
The Son came incarnate and dwelt among us.
All of this to restore us and gather us into the Kingdom of Heaven.
A child invites us to be Children of God.
How beautiful upon the mountains
are the feet of him who brings glad tidings,
announcing peace, bearing good news,
announcing salvation, and saying to Zion,
“Your God is King!”
All the ends of the earth have seen the saving power of God.
Sing praise to the LORD with the harp,
with the harp and melodious song.
With trumpets and the sound of the horn
sing joyfully before the King, the LORD.
You are my son; this day I have begotten you (PS 27:7).
I will be a father to him, and he shall be a son to me? (2 Sam 7:14)
Let all the angels of God worship him. (PS 97:7)
A holy day has dawned upon us.
Come, you nations, and adore the Lord.
For today a great light has come upon the earth.
In the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was with God,
and the Word was God.
And the Word became flesh
and made his dwelling among us,
and we saw his glory,
the glory as of the Father’s only Son,
full of grace and truth.
He was in the world,
and the world came to be through him,
but the world did not know him.
He came to what was his own,
but his own people did not accept him.
What came to be through him was life,
and this life was the light of the human race;
the light shines in the darkness,
and the darkness has not overcome it.
Blessed Son of the Father.
Your life gives us live.
Your love gives us redemption.
Blessed is the Lord.
Peace be with you,