We are having a quiet day of prayer this year until after the Mass which will be at 4:00 PM.
I relish time to look back over the past year with Jesus and see it from His eyes. It is a time to reflect on what we have done and not done and, more importantly, to take time to be with Jesus and ask Him what He wants for this New Year.
Here, I believe we are going to have a time where we can share our New Year resolutions, but I think I want the day of silence and solitary prayer.
"Here is the third verse of Illia Delio's "Christmas Prayer":
As we celebrate your birth, O God, help us to know that it is our birth as well.
Help us to know that without us, You have no place to dwell, to call 'home'.
Without us, You cannot come to birth, and if You cannot be born in us, then what do we live for?"