10Jan BOOK REVIEW: The Curia is the Pope – by Dr John O’Loughlin Kennedy (plus video link to book launch)

Review by Joseph S. O’Leary, who has lived in Japan since 1983. He taught in Sophia University and was a research professor in Nanzan University. Publications include Conventional and Ultimate Truth: A Key for Fundamental Theology (University of Notre Dame … Read the rest

10Jan Presider’s Page for 10 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.

10Jan January 10. The Baptism of the Lord.

It is often in those mature years that we can hear the call of Isaiah in today's first reading, 'O come to the water all you who are thirsty, Seek the Lord while he is still to be found, call to him while he is still near.' The Lord keeps calling out to us from the moment of our baptism.