8 January – The Baptism of the Lord

Readings:
Is 55:1-11 (Yr B): Come to the water; listen to my words and you shall have life.
or 1 Jn 5:1-9 (Yr B):  The Spirit, the water and the blood give witness.
Is 12:2-6 (Yr B): R. You will draw water joyfully from the springs of salvation.
Alleluia, alleluia!  John saw Jesus approaching him, and said: This is the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.  Alleluia! (Cf Jn 1:29)
Mk 1:7-11: You are my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.