Tag: St. John the Baptist

A Horn of Salvation

“At the very moment of proclaiming that his newborn son will be named “John,” Zechariah was flooded with the Holy Spirit and burst into praise – in words that many of us proclaim each morning in the Liturgy of the Hours.” – Fr. Derek Sakowski


The Baptism of the Lord

“The apostle Paul invites us to participate in the baptismal rebirth and renewal that is freely and gratuitously offered in Jesus, along with the rich outpouring of the Spirit (Titus 3:4-7). Let us come into the waters of baptism with Jesus.” – Fr. Derek Sakowski


Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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”.


159. Basic Training (Luke 3:10-20)

How did St. John the Baptist prepare the way for Jesus? How was he different from Jesus? Find out when Fr. John Bartunek reflects on the Gospel for this coming Sunday, an excerpt from his meditation book “The Better Part”.


Mary, Teach Us How to Pray

What does Our Blessed Mother Mary teach us to pray? Find out when Dr. Peter Howard reflects on how we can learn from her instruction.

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