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Jesus’ Baptism

Jesus’ public life begins with his baptism by John in the Jordan.  John preaches “a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins”.  A crowd of sinners – tax collectors and soldiers, Pharisees and Sadducees, and prostitutes – come to be baptized by … Continue reading

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Conceived by the Holy Spirit

The Annunciation to Mary inaugurates “the fullness of time”, The time of the fulfilment of God’s promises and preparations. Mary was invited to conceive him in whom the “whole fullness of deity” would dwell “bodily”. The divine response to her question, “How … Continue reading

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