The First Luminous Mystery of the Rosary is the Baptism of Christ. It's a meditation on Christ's baptism in the River Jordan by St John the Baptist, which marked the start of his public ministry.
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The baptism of Christ is described in all four gospels (Matthew 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21-22; John 1:29-34). This event marked the start of Christ’s public ministry. It was a sign that he was both the promised Messiah and the Son of God. St John the Baptist performed the baptism in the River Jordan. Pope … Continue reading The Baptism of Christ (Matthew 3:13-17)