HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD (2) HOMILY THEME: THE BEAUTY OF DEATH

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THE BEAUTY OF DEATH BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “And when Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and alighting on him; and lo, a voice from heaven, saying, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” Matthew 3:16-17. Just yesterday, we celebrated the Epiphany of Jesus Christ, today, we are officially bringing the…

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HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD (1)

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: JESUS MARKS HIS MINISTRY BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 1:7-11) In the day’s Gospel, the Solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord, the end of the Christmas Season, Jesus allowed Himself to be baptized by John and the Trinity is revealed when the Father spoke and the Spirit descended upon Jesus. John preached a baptism of repentance. But Jesus was without sin. Jesus was baptised for other reasons. First, Jesus stamped credibility on John. There would…

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