2. Saturday is also the start of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which has a history of more than 100 years in which Christians around the world have taken part in an octave of prayer for visible Christian unity.
3. Pope Francis spoke about the meaning of baptism at his weekly general audience Jan. 15.
4. Catholic News Service reports: "Bishops from North America, Europe and Africa called on international leaders to act immediately so people living in the Gaza Strip can have access to basic necessities."
5. God loves you.