Arise! Shine, for your light has come,
the glory of the Lord has dawned upon you.
Here I will focus on the Nativity in God’s love for us.The Christmas season begins at the sunset of Christmas Eve and ends on the Solemnity of the Epiphany. Christmas came from the Old English word, Cristes Maesse or Christ’s Mass.
The best way to begin the new year is in the arms of our Holy Mother, Mary. The Church provides that way for us on January 1.