December 17, 2022, Holy Rosary (Joyful Mysteries) | 1,000 Days Praying the Rosary of Mary

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Friends of the Rosary:

We read today (Matthew 1:1-17) about the genealogy of Jesus, the forty-two generations that stretch from Abraham to Christ.

It means that the Word Incarnated dwelt among our dysfunctional human family.

In the list of the ancestors of Jesus, we see a bit of everything: from Ruth, who was not an Israelite but a Moabite to Rahab, a prostitute in Jericho. Not a genealogy of saints certainly!

Jesus shows His merciful love to people who are sunk in sin — all of us!

The Son of God knows about our struggle and His approach is through love and mercy.

This is the good news of Advent and Christmas: the Divinity pushing into our sinful family with the mission of rescuing us and giving us an eternally joyful life.

Ave Maria!
Jesus, I Trust In You!

+ Mikel A. |, New York