(INSIDE LEFT) God of all love, at Bethlehem you gave us your Son to save us and give us new life. As the stars follow their courses, our lives continue on. Give us the courage to share the love of Jesus in a world that is sometimes cold as ice. Help us to welcome others with a smile, and to thaw the chill with your warmth. With thankful trust in you, we pray this Christmas season. Amen (INSIDE RIGHT) Rejoicing in the gift of Jesus Christ and wishing you a Blessed Christmas filled with joy.
1 John 4:9
God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent his only Son into the world so that we might live through him.
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Monastery Made The writer of this Christmas prayer, Father Patrick Caveglia, O.S.B., a monk of Conception Abbey, seeks ways of expressing faith and compassion. Teacher, spiritual director and administrator, he reads widely and writes compactly.