Praising God and singing for joy with the angels is what we can and should be doing on this day in a special way. But this cannot and should not be done alone. Christmas joy is relational, ideally with those near and dear to us, and beyond that, as evangelisers, even on this day, we can “Put Christ back into Christmas” and show that “Every Family Matters” by inviting others to share our joy at the Good News of God’s love.
“Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to people of goodwill because today a Saviour has been born to us, he is Christ the Lord. Luke 1:14.
Pope Francis: We need constantly to contemplate the mystery of mercy. It is a wellspring of joy, serenity and peace. Our salvation depends on it. THE FACE OF MERCY 2.