Baptism

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January 4, 2004

Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, "You are my Son, the Beloved, with you I am well pleased. Luke 3:21-22

On...

July 1, 2001

July 1st, 2001

Several weeks ago I stood surrounded by the twelfth-century stained glass windows in the early gothic Cathedral of Notre Dame in Chartres, France and found myself overcome by emotion. Why, I asked myself: was it the size, splendor or antiquity of the building? No, it was...

April 30, 2001

May 1st, 2001

On January 1, 1938 I was baptized in a private ceremony in my grandmother's house by the then Rector of All Saints Church, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. The date was chosen, not because it was the feast of what was called the Circumcision, now known more discreetly as the Holy...

April 30, 2001

May 1st, 2001

On January 1, 1938 I was baptized in a private ceremony in my grandmother's house by the then Rector of All Saints Church, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. The date was chosen, not because it was the feast of what was called the Circumcision, now known more discreetly as the Holy...

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