On this first Sunday of Lent, Jan Waterschoot delivered the following message: Since Christ bore witness through His suffering on the cross and was vindicated, we, too, can bear witness through suffering and trust God to vindicate us.
On the first Sunday in Lent Francis considered baptism. Why did Jesus institute a baptism for all disciples? How was this unique? How is this different from all the reasons leading people to seek baptism for their children today? What is wise baptismal practice for parents wanting to raise their children as disciples?