This is the cover of the December Magnificat prayer book , sent around in the Frairs of the Renewal (CFR's) eletter of December 24th.
Madonna del Parto Unknown Master, Italian (late 15th century in Valsesia) Around two thousand years ago Jesus did come in history. At an unknown date in the future Jesus will come again in Majesty. By grace, prayer and sacraments Jesus comes anew every day in mystery. Why do we want Him to come? Because when He is present, He gives presents, gifts - Love, peace, joy, mercy, healing, forgiveness, meaning, purpose, salvation, blessing, new life ... + Fr. Luke Mary Fletcher, CFR Yonkers, NY