- The Holy Family’s first Christmas was both stressful and joyful.
- Jesus the Bread of Life was born in Bethlehem, which means “House of Bread.”
- Jesus was born and laid to rest in caves. His body was wrapped, in birth and death.
- Joseph taught carpentry to Him through whom all things were made.
- Mary taught prayers to God.
- St. Joseph, protector of the Holy Family, is now universal patron of the Church.
- St. Mary, the bearer of one child, is now mother of all Christians.