A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Monday 9 December

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (S)

Genesis 3:9-15, 20; Psalm 98:1-4; Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12; Luke 1:26-38

Let it be

Mary’s “yes” is thoughtful and considered, but it is unqualified. She could have said “no”. That is the astounding power everyone possesses. Without the freedom to say “no”, love is not possible. Mary’s unreserved “yes” to the gift offered by God allowed divinity to enter our world. Why would I ever say “no” to the gift of love? - Fear?

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