A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Saturday 25 June

The Birth of John the Baptist

Jer 1:4-10, Psalm 71:1-2,34a,5-6ab, 15ab, 17; 1 Peter 1:8-12, Luke 1:5-17

John is his name.

John was a man of burning inner conviction, who lived simply, austerely and who exhibited a fierce courage in denouncing evil. Crowds sought him out because he radiated integrity - there was no split between the man himself and the message he preached. Jesus himself was attracted to John because of this quality. Through his compelling integrity he prepared the way for the Lord. Do we prepare the way for Our Lord by integrating our faith with our every word and action?

Tagged as:

Comments are closed.