Our Novena readings are excerpts from the Christmas letters of St. Paul of the Cross.
Practice continually the virtues that Jesus Christ has taught with his divine words. This is the best preparation that you could make for the great Solemnity of Christmas. So exercise yourself in true humility of heart, patience, obedience, meekness, silence, modesty, day and night, and, above all, continue in a profound interior recollection without ever neglecting holy prayer. In that way you will make a devout preparation and you will be very pleasing to Jesus Christ and Mary Most Holy.