Responsorial Psalm - Holy Family, Yr. A

Year of composition
Psalm 128
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
3 minutes
Voice + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available

Last Christmas I bemoaned the fact that our neighbor has every "Christmas" character on her front lawn but the Lord. But then again we as a family never put up a manger scene either. So this year we finally did. It's just a small, simple, wooden silhouette manger scene with a few lights outlining the top and star, but I'm so glad we did it. I once read in the "Student Bible" that Jesus is like fireworks in reverse. All the glory of God packed into a humble baby. So I like the juxtaposition as people ride down our street. The grandious light shows of basically nothing, and outside our home, a tiny manger scene representing what the season is really supposed to be about.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, the Holy Family, pray for us!

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