Today the Church recalls the greatest event in history, the Incarnation of our Lord. On this day the Word was made flesh, and has united to Itself forever the humanity of Jesus.
O God Who wast pleased that Thy Word should take flesh, at the message of an angel, in the womb of the Blessed Virgin Mary, grant to Thy suppliants, that we who believe her to be truly the Mother of God, may be helped by her intercession with Thee. — Collect
The Imitation of Christ
Let nothing appear great, nothing valuable, or admirable, nothing worthy of esteem, nothing high, nothing truly praiseworthy or desirable, but that which is eternal.
How shall we ever be able to thank our Lady for pronouncing the single word “Fiat” (Be it done), the answer she sent back to heaven that she would be the Mother of the Savior?
Make a special visit to our Lady’s statue today; let it help you to think of our Lady. Close your eyes and pray from your heart whatever your heart dictates. Certainly no one else can tell you what to say to her today when your heart must
fairly burst with love and gratitude and praise of your heavenly Mother.
Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it done unto me according to Thy word.