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During the Christmas season from December 24th until the Sunday after Epiphany, we reflect upon the mystery of love that is made visible in the birth and early childhood of Christ.
Theme: Jesus, our Savior, was born of the Virgin Mary, so that God could dwell among us.
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel from Luke
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you listen to this Scripture story today, what is one word or thought that really struck you? What image do you take away from this reading?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: What do you want to tell others about the birth of Jesus?
Question for Youth: How can you share the good news of great joy with others?
Question for Adults: Jesus, God’s very own Son, is God’s greatest and most generous gift to us. Jesus is the fulfillment of God’s promise and proof of God’s incredible love for us. How do you return to God your greatest gifts?