Glorify the Nativity of Jesus

Glorify the Nativity of Jesus


December 23, 2013 A.D.

A special message was given in the home of the founder of Caritas and his wife on December 24, 1988. The apparition to Medjugorje visionary Marija took place near midnight the evening of December 24, and extended past midnight into Christmas day. Surprisingly, Our Lady actually gave the 25th message during this special apparition. It is the only 25th message to be given in this way:

“Dear children, I call you to peace. Live it in your heart and all around you so that all will know peace – peace which does not come from you but from God. Little children, today is a great day! Rejoice with me! Glorify the Nativity of Jesus through the peace that I give. It is for this peace that I have come as your Mother, Queen of Peace. Today I give you my Special Blessing. Bring it to all creation, so that all creation will know peace. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Our founder after this apparition went outside and traced the Sign of the Cross on many of the trees below his house and driveway, in direct response to Our Lady’s words to bless all creation. Since then, Caritas has become known as a place of peace, where Jesus’ nativity is glorified. But, how does this peace come? It comes by separating from the world’s ways, from being a constant voice to turn away from sin, rationalization, and all those things that are the world’s peace, but not God’s peace. Many times this voice was not popular, but Our Lady said, “peace which does not come from you but from God.” Standing firm on Our Lady’s words, loyal to Her cause, our founder and his wife have kept alive this special connection to Jesus’ nativity. Founded in prayer, Our Lady through them, was able to create a ‘place of Christmas.’ This Christmas, each of you will be remembered in a special way before the nativity, and in the home where Our Lady said these words above, so that you have the strength to change your life, to have the peace that does not come from you, but from God.

In the Love of the Nativity of Jesus,
Caritas of Birmingham
Operated by the Community of Caritas


The Home of the Founder of Caritas and His Wife

The home… a sacred place where holiness is born. This home pictured above, has been the birthplace of so many movements towards holiness, vocations to the religious life, and to marriages. This is the home of the founder of Caritas and his wife, where Our Lady of Medjugorje appeared to Marija, and gave the above message and special apparition. Some of these trees lining the driveway were among those that our founder traced the Sign of the Cross, blessing that beautiful Christmas Day in 1988.

We share with you yet another story, one of so many, where God’s hand laid heavily upon our founder and this mission. When you support this work, you are aiding in what Our Lady wished to establish, not only at Caritas, but throughout the world, as these foundational stories for a ‘way of life’ are shared. You can be an active part of helping to create a way of life for many across the world who receive spiritual nourishment and hope – hope that this world can change for the better. If this site has fed you, please consider making a tax-deductible donation, in order to help us continue to feed others. We cannot continue without your prayers and support.
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2 thoughts on “Glorify the Nativity of Jesus”

  1. Harry and Dolores Wolff

    May the Christ Child continue to bring you peace, love and joy throughout the year. We thank you for being there for us and be that ray of hope that we need in this day and age. May all at Caritas be blessed with a wonderful Christmas and a blessed New Year! We love you all!!!!

  2. Carol Ann Dominiak

    So many times I have been touched and inspired from the wonderful stories from the Community of Caritas and its founder. I try to get as many people to this website as I can to experience the same inspiration and enjoyment as I feel I have been blessed by them as well as the monthly messages from our Mother. In a world with so much strife this website is where I hope many will find peace. Hope. Renewed Faith and GOD. Over and over again. A Blessed Christmas to everyone in the Caritas community and may you all keep sharing and loving as a family. To all who take the time to write their feedbacks, A Blessed Merry Christmas too. Love to all. Carol & Stanley Dominiak

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