the Feast of the Lord’s Baptism, we will hear of another ‘epiphany.’ Now a full grown man, Jesus is revealed in the gospel reading from Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 as “one mightier than John,” as “the Father’s beloved son”, and as “the Holy Spirit’s anointed one”. Our Discussion Questions will guide your Sunday Bible Study with family, friends and church groups.
celebration of Jesus being baptized by John in the Jordan River marks
the end of the Christmas Season and the beginning of Ordinary Time. It
is the only Sunday of the year that belongs to two seasons. It's also an event that is recorded in all four gospels, so we know it's important.
Jesus is baptized, the voice from heaven booms out and names him: "You
are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased." This affirmation
is the defining moment for the prophet from Nazareth. It is God's
declaration of love to God's new Israel; it is God's naming to supreme
accountability; it is God's surprise for the world of the proud and
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Another eventful week in our Catholic World. Have a
great and blessed new week.
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