Sunday 25 December 2016 – Feast of the Nativity of the Lord

Welcome to Christmas Day

Thank you for sharing the journey with us this Advent. We hope you have enjoyed the resources and that you will be back with us next year. From all at the Bishop’s Conference, we wish you a happy and peaceful Christmas.

A video message from Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland


Christmas Day Prayers

Lord, in this holy season of prayer and song and laughter, we praise you for the great wonders you have sent us: for shining star and angel’s song, for infant’s cry in lowly manger. We praise you for the Word made flesh in a little Child. We behold his glory, and are bathed in its radiance.

God, our Creator, we offer this humble prayer on Christmas Day. We come to worship with a song of thanks in our hearts—a song of redemption, a song of hope and renewal. We pray for joy in our hearts, hope in our God, love to forgive, and peace upon the earth. We ask for the salvation of all our family members and friends, and we pray your blessings on all people. May there be bread for the hungry, love for the unlovable, healing for the sick, protection for our children, and wisdom for our youth. We pray for the forgiveness of sinners and abundant life in Christ. Holy Spirit, fill our hearts with your love and power. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.

Kids’ Corner!

Print out this special picture today and colour in how you like.

Kids activity Christmas Day