This week it’s all about water, flowing Jordan waters, and the waters that nourish our crops and our bodies. Without water, our lives are in danger. We can do without food for a few days, but water is a necessity, even in the care of persons at the descending edges of life. This Sunday we celebrate the baptism of Jesus.
Jesus comes to the Jordan river to be baptized. Although John is not eager to baptize one whom he b...
This week we hear a familiar passage from Matthew’s gospel about three travellers. What compelled them to take this journey following a star? A journey that must have been difficult from beginning to end.
They travel to see royalty and are led to kneel before a baby born of poor parents in an out of the way place. They must have had questions for themselves and what this meant for the rest of the world.