January 9, 2022

January 9, 2022

Sunday, January 9, 2022

The Baptism of the Lord

Gospel Lk 3:15-16, 21-22

Choose three of the following questions:

What was the message of this week’s Gospel Reading?
What was the message of the homily about this Gospel?
How does this pertain to my life and how can I live this message?
What stood out to you?
What did you learn?
What is something new that you heard?

Gospel

Lk 3:15-16, 21-22

The people were filled with expectation,
and all were asking in their hearts
whether John might be the Christ.
John answered them all, saying, 
“I am baptizing you with water,
but one mightier than I is coming.
I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals.
He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.”

After all the people had been baptized 
and Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, 
heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended upon him
in bodily form like a dove. 
And a voice came from heaven, 
“You are my beloved Son;
with you I am well pleased.”