This Sunday, the Church celebrates the baptism of Jesus Christ.
It's an event that is recorded in all four gospels, so we know it's important.
But there's a question that has puzzled Christians all down through the ages.
It even puzzled John the Baptist, who performed the baptism.
Why was Jesus baptized?
We all know what baptism does.
According to the Catechism:
The fruit of Baptism, or baptismal grace, is a rich reality that includes:
- forgiveness of original sin and all personal sins,
- birth into the new life by which man becomes an adoptive son of the Father, a member of Christ and a temple of the Holy Spirit.
By this very fact the person...READ MORE