Today the grace of the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove
descended upon the waters.
Today the waters of the Jordan are transformed into healing
by the coming of the Lord.
Today the transgressions of men are washed away by the waters
Today Paradise has been opened and the Sun of Righteousness
shines down upon us.
Today we have been delivered from darkness and illuminated
with the light of the knowledge of God.
Today the Master hastens toward baptism that He may lift man
up to the heights.
Today the Master buries in the waters the sin of mortal man.
Today the Master receives testimony from on high, that He is
the beloved Son.
Today the Master comes to sanctify the nature of the waters.