Homilies – Baptism of the Lord
Baptism is truly what St. Paul calls it: a rebirth, writes Father Hawkswell. “Afterward, we are no longer just God’s creatures – things he has created – but his adopted children.” (Fr. Lawrence Lew, OP/Flickr)
In the Crypt Church at the Basilica of the National Shrine: Celebrant & Homilist: Rev. Patrick A. Smith; Guest Choir: Saint John Paul II Seminary Choir, Washington, D.C.
Friends, when we are baptized, we are grafted onto Christ, who has anointed us all as priests, prophets, and kings. Let’s live out that identity.
Sunday Podcast Archive
The podcasts on this page are from the archives of Bishop Barron who has been doing them for over 20 years. All of the podcasts below relate to this Sunday Readings.
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 9, 2022
Friends, when we are baptized, we are grafted onto Christ, who has anointed us all as priests, prophets, and kings. Let’s live out that identity. Mass Readings Reading 1 – Isaiah 42:1-7 Psalm – Psalms 29:1-10 Reading 2…
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 10, 2020.
YEAR B – The first Sacrament one can receive in the Church, Baptism, defines our relationship with Christ. In it, we are reborn as part of his mystical body, and are gifted the grace of God’s love. Baptism lays the foundation for every other Sacrament we are to receive, and inextricably links us with the Trinity.
The Baptism of the Lord
The Baptism of the Lord, Homily by Bishop Robert Barron at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, January 10, 2016.