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The Child: Mediator, Window, and Source of Grace

God’s grace flows through many channels and vessels. It comes through God’s words in Holy Scripture, through the teachings of the Magisterium and Sacraments of the Church, through the consecrated matter of bread, wine, water, and oil, through the prayers of holy people and saints, and through the charity and care of human beings who act as agents of Divine Providence. The child too comes into the world as a source of grace and as a sign of God’s love to bless marriages and families. The child comes as a messenger from Heaven as…

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