We hear "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world" every time we attend mass. Dr. Pitre explains the Old Testament roots of sheep and sacrificial offerings in Session 3 of Lectio: Eucharist
“Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the Gospel.” -Corinthians 1:17
As Catholics who believe in the Sacrament of Baptism, how should we understand what Paul is saying in this passage? Karlo Broussard from Catholic Answers has a good explanation of the context in this passage.
Today’s Feast is the Baptism of Christ. Why does Christ ask to be baptized? It’s similar to when Christ washes the Apostle’s feel. What is Christ telling us in these instances? Mary Healy discusses these questions in today’s Opening the Word.
Christ gave the sacraments to the Church as a means of grace. Today's clip reflects on the role of water in the sacrament of Baptism. How are you taking advantage of the power flowing forth from Christ's body, the Church?