Juan Carlos Jacinto

Homily – January 10th, 2021 – The Baptism of Our Lord

“This is my beloved son, with whom I am well pleased.”

There are few occasions that this line has been repeated in the gospels. Among the many lessons hidden in those few words, is the one that teaches us what pleases God.  Jesus’ baptism happened before his public ministry.  Up to this point in his earthly life, while he was being baptized, Jesus had done nothing extraordinary yet: no miracles, no great speeches, no massive conversions. He had spent thirty years ...

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