“In the wonder and mystery of the Word made flesh you have opened the eyes of faith to a new and radiant vision of your glory; that, beholding the God made visible, we may be drawn to love the God whom we cannot see.”

— from the Proper Preface for Christmas

(Picture from Cameroon, Fr. Engelbert Mveng, Nativity, early 1990s. Church mural
At Holy Angels Church, Aurora, Illinois.)