1) Gospel – Mark 1:7-11 – It happened in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized in the Jordan by John. On coming up out of the water he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit, like a dove, descending upon him. And a voice came from the heavens, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
Bishop Sheen quote of the day
Saint André Bessette, Religious
Saint André, pray for us!
2, 3, 4) A civil war in the Catholic Church and a shooting war in Europe reveal an unprecedented ideological confrontation