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Jan 2021
The Baptism of the Lord

Fr. Joseph Levine; January 10, 2021 Readings: Is 55:1-11; Is 12:2-6; 1 Jn 5:1-9; Mk 1:7-11 The account of Jesus’ baptism is very short and simple but filled with depth and richness of meaning. The mystery of his baptism is actually part of the mystery of the Epiphany, the manifestation to the nations of the Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God and Savior. Indeed, this is where the mystery of the Epiphany quite literally touches our lives. First off, we need to know that Jesus did not need to be baptized any......

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The Baptism of the Lord
January 13, 2020

The Baptism of the Lord

Preached January 12, 2020; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In our contemporary society we have become very accustomed to think in terms of ‘rights’. Justice ceases to be something that I owe to...