07Jan Presider’s Page for 7 January (Baptism of the Lord)

Today we celebrate the feast of the Baptism of the Lord: it’s the last day of the Christmas season. The baptism of Jesus marked the end of his quiet years in Nazareth and the start of his public ministry.

07Jan 07 January. The Baptism of the Lord (1st Sunday, Ordinary Time)

1st Reading: Isaiah 55:1-11

Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near

Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine … Read the rest