Posted on: 09/02/2020
This weekend you will receive the second of our worksheets for this year, which concerns the Liturgy of the Word at Sunday Mass. Both Pope Francis and the Bishops of England and Wales have called on us this year to think more and more about the importance of the Sacred Scriptures in our journey of faith: as Bishop John says in today’s message: … it is in listening to the readings from the Scriptures that we hear God Himself speaking to us. The Letter to the Hebrews reminds us that “the Word of God is something alive and active” (Hebrews 4:12) which means that even the most familiar passages of the Scriptures can speak to us in different and new ways according to the circumstances of our lives, challenging and reassuring us, day by day. It is important that we continually investigate and pray with the Scriptures so that God can be made present in all our actions, choices and decisions.
In weeks to come we will explore the different parts of the Liturgy of the Word one by one, but for this Sunday please spend some time thinking about, and discussing, the way in which we have a personal encounter with Jesus through the Word of God proclaimed in Sunday Mass.
Posted: 29 June 2020
Good morning - the rain is a gentle reminder that we live in Manchester I hope you’re keeping well and safe
Posted: 28 June 2020
Good morning - the cool nights are certainly easier for sleeping, aren’t they Happy Feast Day - Ss Peter and Paul, the rocks of stability and mission on which our Church is built
Posted: 27 June 2020
Good morning. I hope you’re well and staying safe. I’m amazed at the vast crowds that are gathering at beaches and for parties - putting themselves and others at risk, let alone creating the potential for extra strain on our wonderful NHS staff and resources.