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25th MARCH ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD GOSPEL LK1:26-38

posted Mar 24, 2011, 3:37 AM by Fabian Manukialona
This is the greatest good news, the happiest of all news: "The Lord is with you!" Though announced to Mary, it is not only for her; through her
 
 
son Jesus the Lord God is with the entire human race. He is God-with-us. Each time we repeat the angelic salutation, we gratefully remember the mystery of the incarnation and joyfully welcome God's plan for our redemption. Today's readings focus on the person and mission of Jesus. The title "Son of God" expresses his divinity. The presence of the saving power of God at his conception is indicated by the words, "The power of the most high will overshadow you." Just as the rational soul and the body are a single human being, so God and man are a single person in Christ. His human body comes from the Virgin Mary. He is one like us in all things except sin.
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