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Mary, David, and the Theo-Drama

December 20, 2015

In today’s readings we see the Theo-drama, the great story being told by God, confronting the ego-drama, which is the self-centered play we attempt to write, produce, direct, and star in ourselves. What makes life thrilling is to discover our role in the . This is precisely what has happened to Mary. She found her role—indeed a climactic role—in the Theo-drama, just as King David had several centuries before.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Micah 5:1-4
Psalm – Psalm 80:2-19
Reading 2 – Hebrews 10:5-10
Gospel – Luke 1:29-45