Readings for Wed.6th of Jan.: Thirty First Week After Pentecost: THEOPHANY

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Readings for Wed.6th of Jan.: Thirty First Week After Pentecost: THEOPHANY

Titus 2:11-15

Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition

11 For the grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men, 12 training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions, and to live sober, upright, and godly lives in this world, 13 awaiting our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior[a][b] Jesus Christ, 14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all iniquity and to purify for himself a people of his own who are zealous for good deeds.

15 Declare these things; exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you.

Titus 3:4-7

Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition

but when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of deeds done by us in righteousness, but in virtue of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit, which he poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that we might be justified by his grace and become heirs in hope of eternal life.[a]

Matthew 3:13-17

Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition

The Baptism of Jesus

13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. 14 John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” 15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now; for thus it is fitting for us to fulfil all righteousness.” Then he consented.[a] 16 And when Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened[b] and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and alighting on him; 17 and lo, a voice from heaven, saying, “This is my beloved Son,[c] with whom I am well pleased.”

 

 

6 THE THEOPHANY OF OUR LORD, GOD, AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST. Since the second century, the Church has celebrated the Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River and the manifestation of the Most Holy Trinity. OBLIGATORY. Great Feast Day of Pascha of the Lord. AKATHIST: I-31 (to “Sweetest Jesus”)

 

Full mitigation. Great Blessing of Water. Greeting: “Christ is baptized!”

Wednesday, January 6 –

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