Baptism of the Lord

The public ministry of Jesus Christ begins with his Baptism in the Jordan River by John the Baptist, so it is most fitting and significant that the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord brings to a conclusion the Christmas season and ushers in the Ordinary Time of the...

The Baptism of the Lord

The readings today give us a renewed appreciation of the first Mystery of Light: the Baptism of the Lord. They draw us into the heart of two servants: Jesus, fully human and fully divine, sent to serve humanity through his life, death and resurrection, and John the...