Christmas – The Nativity of the Lord – Mass at Dawn: Gospel

Luke 2:15-20

When the angels went away from them to heaven,
   the shepherds said to one another,
   “Let us go, then, to Bethlehem
   to see this thing that has taken place,
   which the Lord has made known to us.”
So they went in haste and found Mary and Joseph,
   and the infant lying in the manger.
When they saw this,
   they made known the message
   that had been told them about this child.
All who heard it were amazed
   by what had been told them by the shepherds.
And Mary kept all these things,
   reflecting on them in her heart.
Then the shepherds returned,
   glorifying and praising God
   for all they had heard and seen,
   just as it had been told to them.