How does today’s Feast of the Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth illustrate the Blessed Mother’s charity and humility? Fr Gabriel of St Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.
Meditate on Saint Augustine of Hippo’s famous comparison of Jesus Christ and Saint John the Baptist, the Word made flesh and the Great Forerunner, and Precursor, of the Word.
In this chapter from “Meditations for Advent”, Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet discusses John the Baptist’s message of the forgiveness of sins.
How do we honor Christ’s baptism? Find out in today’s second reading from the Liturgy of the Hours, an excerpt from a homily by Saint Gregory of Nazianzus.