The final stop for our Posada, which had spent the whole of Advent travelling around the neighbourhood of Fleet, was our Christmas Day service. Here they found a resting place in the nativity stable prepared for them at the front of our church.
The holy couple, along with their donkey, had many adventures along the way, staying with various church families and participating in their activities. They were warmly welcomed wherever they went, and their presence in our homes and daily lives encouraged us to share in their journey and anticipate the coming of Jesus at Christmas. Their diary makes fascinating reading. Do take a look if you get a chance!
The Stable is ready and waiting…
Mary and Joseph arrive, along with their donkey….
… and are now joined by the infant Jesus in his crib: