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The Baptism of the Lord

Christ is bathed in light; let us also be bathed in light. Christ is baptised; let us also go down with him, and rise with him.  John is baptising when Jesus draws near. Perhaps he comes to sanctify his baptiser; certainly he comes to bury sinful humanity in the waters. He comes to sanctify the […]


Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

1. “Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near” (Is 55,6). These words from the second part of the Book of Isaiah ring out on this Sunday that ends the Christmas season. They are an invitation to go more deeply into the meaning for us of today’s Feast, […]