“In what does this new and wondrous doctrine consist? What is this benevolence of divine Providence, which in becoming mortal reveals its omnipotence? What a grand and most wise strategy against the devil! The world, which had once fallen under the power of sin because of a virgin, is now restored to freedom because of a Virgin. Through the virginal birth, a great multitude of invisible demons has been cast down into Tartarus.”Amphilochius of Iconium, On Christmas 4; PG 39, 40 D-41 B.
God acts in mysterious ways. And he chooses us, His creation, to participate in his work.
Gambero, L., 1999. Mary and the Fathers of the Church 1st ed. Translated by Buffer, T., San Francisco: Ignatius Press.