Beginning on December 17, take the O Antiphon Bauble for that day and place it in the sacred space. Download Template Light a candle & make the Sign of the Cross. Leader: Lord Jesus, help us to prepare our hearts for your coming. You are our heavenly Father’s best gift to us. Fill us with your Holy Spirit so we may celebrate your birthday with love and joy. All: Amen Select a child or another adult to read the prayer on the bauble, and hang it onto the Christmas tree, or a garland. Pray one Our Father, Hail Mary, and Glory Be. Leader: Mary, Queen of Heaven, we thank you for saying ‘yes’ to being the mother of Jesus. Make the Sign of the Cross.