Monthly Archives: January 2011

…Joy of heaven, to earth come down….

Today is the principal feast of The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (actually, it is on 2 February, forty days after Christmas Day, but the Church of England allows us to celebrate the feast on the nearest Sunday). We … Continue reading

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Behold, the Lamb of God.

Today is The Second Sunday of Epiphany: we continue to celebrate God’s revelation of himself to us. The prophet Isaiah reminds us in today’s old testament reading that Jesus comes not just to his chosen people but to all people … Continue reading

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When Jesus came to Jordan….

Today is the festival of The Baptism of Christ, when we celebrate John the Baptist baptizing Jesus in the river Jordan. This was not a Christian baptism, of course, but Jesus showed his approval of the baptism of John by … Continue reading

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