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WATCH: Children with Down syndrome demonstrate the power of the Incarnation


Jesus came to turn grief into joy

He came down to earth from heaven, who is God and Lord of all…
— from the hymn “Once in Royal David’s City”

At at time where countries like France are banning videos that show happy Down syndrome children enjoying life, comes a video of a Nativity play performed by such beautiful children. Interspersed with clips of the performance are excerpts from an interview with a mother of a child with Down syndrome who shares the process she went through coming to accept her child as a true gift from God. She speaks of being inspired by Mary, the Mother of God, who was chosen to bear the Christ-child and surrendered herself completely to God’s will. The video is a reminder that Jesus came to earth to be one with us and to shine light on what we don’t understand.

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