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Jan 18, 2020

Recorded: 1/12/2020 (The Baptism of the Lord, Year A)

Gospel Reading: Matthew 3:13-17 (21) 

Location: St. Lawrence Catholic Church and Newman Center at the University of Minnesota

Description: The baptism of Jesus does not make sense without knowing the deep love He has for us, His desire to be one with us as a human...


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