Sunday after Epiphany and 1st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

The baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist

(Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are suggested for more than one reading)


Genesis 1: 1-5


Come, Holy Spirit, descend on us (StF 374)
Crashing waters at creation (StF 376)
Into a world of dark, waste and disordered space (StF 387)
Lord of the boundless curves of space (StF 111)
Morning has broken (StF 136)
She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters (StF 393)

Psalm 29


Hymns echoing the psalmist's theme

O worship the King, all-glorious above (StF 113)
Sing of a God in majestic divinity (StF 13)
We give immortal praise (StF 16)

Acts 19: 1-7


See how great a flame aspires (StF 412)
Wind of God, dynamic Spirit (StF 400)

Mark 1: 4-11


Because you have said: 'Do this for my sake' (StF 574)
God whose almighty word chaos and darkness heard (StF 106)
Spirit of God, unseen as the wind (StF 394)
There is a Redeemer (StF 338)
When Jesus came to Jordan (StF 233)