Christmas Eve, Midnight Mass
May I speak in the name of the living God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Tonight we celebrate one of the greatest mysteries of all time.
And many of us will mark this mystery by the giving and receiving of gifts.
Emmanuel, God is with us
On this fourth Sunday in Advent we are invited to ponder afresh the ‘Yes’ of Mary – her decision and her willingness to carry Jesus in her womb and the significant interruption this must have been in her own life.