Set the world on fire

Set the world on fire The baptism of Christ by St John the Baptist is depicted in a stained-glass window. Photo: CNS

The Sunday Gospel This Sunday we celebrate the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan, marking the beginning of his public ministry. He has emerged from the 30 years of what we call his hidden life. Since Jesus was without sin, he did not need to submit himself to the ceremonial bathing that John the…

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