Sunday, December 24, 2006

The Birth Place of Christ


The Church of the Nativity has a small, low, single portal. the story is that was to some Muslims entering on horse back. Then go up aisle to the entrance to the grotto, you have to go down a flight of steps through an even narrower and lower door and if you want to touch the place where Jesus was born you have to get down on your knees and place your arm inside the star and reach down.
Christ who descended from Highest Heaven to assume the condition of a slave, teach us that if we are to faithful to you, we have to follow the narrow path and enter by the narrow door and descend to the place below where you meet us in absolute humility.
Lord have Mercy
Christ have Mercy
Lord have Mercy

1 comment:

therese said...

This is a very beautiful prayer. Thank you and Merry Christmas.