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'Above all, God wants to give us himself and his Word.' Sunday Reflections, The Baptism of the Lord, Year B

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  Baptistry, San Marco, Venice Italian Mosaic Artist [ Web Gallery of Art ]  Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland) Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Gospel   Mark 1:7-11 ( English Standard Version Anglicised: India) [John the Baptist] preached, saying, “After me comes he who is mightier than I, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie.   I have baptized you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.   And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.   And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”   Léachtaí i nGaeilge Pope Benedict XVI baptises in the Sistne Chapel Feast of the Baptism of the Lord 2011 FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD MASS AND ADMINISTRATION

'You have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed them to infants.' Sunday Reflections, 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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First Holy Communion Holy Family Home for Girls, Bacolod City, Philippines Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) Gospel   Matthew 11:25-30 ( New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition) At that time Jesus said, ‘I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed them to infants; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.     All things have been handed over to me by my Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him. ‘Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your s

'For those who sat in the region and shadow of death light has dawned.' Sunday Reflections, 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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Neubrandenburg Caspar David Friedrich [ Web Gallery of Art ] Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) Gospel   Mathew 4:12-23 [or 12-17] ( New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, Canada)     Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee.  He left Nazareth and made his home in Capernaum by the lake, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali,  so that what had been spoken through the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: ‘Land of Zebulun, land of Naphtali,      on the road by the sea, across the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles— the people who sat in darkness      have seen a great light, and for those who sat in the region and shadow of death      light has dawned.’ From that time Jesus began to proclaim, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.’ [As he walked by t