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The Friend of Sinners

Cycle BOrdinary TimeWeek Baptism of the Lord

by Bishop Robert BarronJanuary 12, 2003

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At the beginning of his public ministry, Jesus, the sinless one, stands shoulder to shoulder with sinners in the muddy waters of the Jordan River. Jesus' whole purpose is to go the lost, the sick, the forgotten, the sinful in order to bring the light of God's love.