Category Archives: Baptism

The Baptism of Our Lord: Year C

Jesus Baptized Isaiah 43:1-7 Psalm 29 Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 In this season of Epiphany, the Church commemorates three specific occasions of the revealing of Christ, beginning with the visit of the Magi, who brought their gifts and worshiped … Continue reading

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Advent 3: Year C

Rejoice! Zephaniah 3:14-20 Canticle 9 Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:7-18 The Advent season combines a sense of joyous hope in God’s coming with the power in the fullness of time, as well as the radical call for repentance (a life turned … Continue reading

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Advent 2: Year C

Repent! Baruch 5:1-9 or Malachi 3:1-4 Canticle 4 or 16: The Song of Zechariah Philippians 1:3-11 Luke 3:1-6 “You, my child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way.” … Continue reading

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The Season after Pentecost: Proper 6, Year B

Anointing for Ministry 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 Psalm 20 2 Corinthians 5:6-19, (11-13), 14-17 Mark 4:26-34 We continue this “ordinary time” in the Season after Pentecost in Year B with readings from the Old Testament stories of God’s Word and will … Continue reading

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The First Sunday after the Epiphany – January 9, 2011

The Baptism of our Lord Isaiah 42:1-9 Psalm 29 Acts 10:34-43 Matthew 3:13-17 The words of calling and anointing for ministry heard in connection with Jesus’ baptism are the words that frame the church’s understanding of the ministry of all … Continue reading

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