A Christmas Letter
Wishing you the graces of the season that we all may be more conformed to the image of Jesus Christ who took upon Himself our humanity. What a beautiful time of the year in which the coming of Jesus is proclaimed by many people, even those who do not claim to be very religious.
We hear carols, send cards, celebrate with family and friends-due to the Baby in the manger who came to save us from our sins. “A child is born for us, a son is given to us” (Is 9:5). What Isaiah prophesied as he gazed into the future from afar, consoling Israel amid its trials and its darkness, is now proclaimed to the shepherds as a present reality by the Angel, from whom a cloud of light streams forth: “To you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord” (Lk 2:11). The Lord is here. From this moment, God is truly “God with us”.
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