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

  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

'He is God not of the dead, but of the living.' Sunday Reflections, 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Moses Before the Burning Bush Domenico Fetti  [ 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   Luke 20:27-38 ( New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, Canada)     Some Sadducees, those who say there is no resurrection, came to him and asked him a question, ‘Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, leaving a wife but no children, the man shall marry the widow and raise up children for his brother. Now there were seven brothers; the first married, and died childless; then the second and the third married her, and so in the same way all seven died childless. Finally the woman also died. In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife will the woman be? For the seven had married her.’ Jesus said to them, ‘Those who belong to this age marry and are given in marriage;