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Priest, Prophet, and King

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All the baptized participate in Christ. Since Christ is the fulfillment of the priest, prophet, and king that means that all the baptized are those as well. Although this statement may seem odd since we do not naturally think of ourselves this way, we must become more conscious of what it means to be grafted onto Christ. Our baptism grafts us onto the Body of Christ, making us all share in His Person. If his Person is priest, prophet, and king, then so are we.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7 or Isaiah 55:1-11
Psalm - Psalm 29:1-4, 9-10 or Isaiah 12:2-6
Reading 2 - Acts 10:34-38 or 1 John 5:1-9
Gospel - Mark 1:7-11