In today’s reading, St. Paul the Apostle is explaining in his Letter to the Galatians that the Gospel he has preached to them is not man made, but of Christ. To this end, he uses arguments derived from events in his own life.
The feast of Christmas is today! A feast of immense joy, embracing the entire world! The Angel of God brings to the shepherds of Bethlehem the cheerful Message from Heaven that will fill the entire world with gladness-both the heavenly and earthly world.