Sister Faustina recounts the joy of her total union with God, uninterrupted in spite of the busy preparations for the Feast of Christmas; and the added joy of being allowed to spend the three hours preceding Christmas Midnight Mass in adoration: "I was allowed to stay up and wait for the Midnight Mass. I was delighted to have free time from nine until midnight. From nine to ten o'clock I offered my adoration for my parents and my whole family. From ten to eleven, I offered it for the intention of my spiritual director, in the first place thanking God for granting me this great visible help here on earth, just as He had promised me, and I also asked God to grant him the necessary light so that he could get to know my soul and guide me according to God's good pleasure. And from eleven to twelve I prayed for the Holy Church and the clergy, for sinners, for the missions and for our houses. I offered the indulgences for the souls in purgatory." ...

"I saw the same rays issuing from the monstrance and spreading throughout the church. This lasted all through the service. After the Benediction [the rays shone out] to both sides and returned again to the monstrance. Their appearance was bright and transparent like crystal. I asked Jesus that He deign to light the fire of His love in all souls that were cold. Beneath these rays a heart will grow warm even if it were like a block of ice; even if it were hard as a rock, it will crumble into dust."

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Newsletter - October 1989
Sr. Faustina of the Most Blessed Sacrament