In today’s readings we see the Theo-drama, the great story being told by God, confronting the ego-drama, which is the self-centered play we attempt to write, produce, direct, and star in ourselves. What makes life thrilling is to discover our role in the Theo-drama. This is precisely what has happened to Mary. She found her role—indeed a climactic role—in the Theo-drama, just as King David had several centuries before.
Ave Maria Meditations From In Conversation with God by Fr. Francis Fernandez: The need to turn always to the mercy of our Lord. Meditating on his life
Source: A Meditation on Mercy
Homily #151218 ( 03min) Play – The ordinary genealogy of Jesus does not conclude with an ordinary birth. Ave Maria! Mass: Weekdays of Advent – Dec 18 –