The waiting is nearly over; Christ is almost here! Today we started preparing the house as Mary and Joseph prepared the stable and the manger for their little child to be born… stringing lights, decorating trees, putting up Nativity murals, displaying crèche sets—without the baby Jesus, of course! (After the Midnight Mass, the sisters happily float around the house, placing Jesus between Joseph and his Mother so all can adore his glory!) There is a quiet excitement in the house, a “prayerful glee” as everyone prepares for the great event of the Incarnation. Join us in prayer as we usher in the joy of our salvation!