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Christmas 2016 : Greetings from the Custos
20 December 2016
Greetings from the Custos of the Holy Land
In the Psalm that Saint Francis composed for the celebration of Christmas he reminds us that: “the Most Holy Child has been given to us, and has been born for us on the way and placed in a manger because he did not have a place in the inn.” St. Francis, Office of the Passion, Ps. XV,7.
Every day in Bethlehem we contemplate the physical place, “on the way”, where Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary. There we daily venerate the manger where he was placed. The physical reality of this place reminds us of the fact that the Son of God chose to share our history and our life in a real [...]