Articles Tagged ‘John the Baptist’

3rd Sunday of Advent: Rejoice, the Lord is near


His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation (Lk 1:4). Once again on this third Sunday of Advent we encounter the figure of John the Baptist, "the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way of the Lord; make straight His paths.'" In the Liturgy of Advent John bears witness to the Messiah through his call to repentance; an invitation that is ancient and ever new, and ever relevant. Just as important as the message, ... (Continue reading)

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Our January artist, Justin Jensen, studied illustration at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. After graduation, he traveled through Europe and decided there was an amazing potential for beauty in art. He decided to continue studying painting at Colorado State University. He currently teaches online at RMCAD and is collaborating with a friend on illustrating a children’s book about the Eucharist. What is this piece about? This is a depiction of Zachariah—the father of St. John the ... (Continue reading)

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