Daily Archives: January 11, 2013

Baptism of the Lord (Year C)

OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Baptism of the Lord – based on the Gospel By Fr Munachi E. Ezeogu cssp Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7 Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 The RICE of Baptism  In Nigeria the baptism of a child is usually … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord (Year C)

Is 40:1-¹,9-11; Ti 2:11-14, 3:¹-7; Luke 3:15-16,21-22 Fr. Frank Mihalic, SVD told this story that in one place on the Sepik the boys crawl out of the initiation enclosure through the jaws of a big imitation crocodile. This is symbolic … Continue reading

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Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

READINGS (Cycle C): Reading 1 Is 42:1-4, 6-7 Thus says the LORD: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, upon whom I have put my spirit; he shall bring forth justice to the … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord (Year C)

Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 Today is the feast of the Lord’s Baptism George Caird in his Pelican commentary on the Gospel of Luke asked this question, “Why was Jesus baptized?” You who are attending this Mass, can you answer this question? … Continue reading

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