REFLECTION: When we take our baptism seriously, we choose to follow Jesus

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace All of us are very familiar with our basic teaching about Jesus, that he is the son of God. In fact, I think we're so used to thinking of Jesus as God that we often fail to understand fully that Jesus was in fact also … Continue reading REFLECTION: When we take our baptism seriously, we choose to follow Jesus

ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 7

by Bishop Kenneth Untener Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 | 2 Peter 3:8-14 | Mark 1:1-8 Thus it was that John the Baptizer appeared in the desert proclaiming a baptism of repentance. (Mk 1:4) John the Baptist is the man of whom Jesus would say, "History has not known a man born of woman greater than John." That's quite a … Continue reading ADVENT 2014: Reflection for the Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 7