On Sundays 31-33 of Year C, we hear Second Readings taken from Paul's Second Letter to the Thessalonians. What do we know about the community in Thessalonica to whom Paul was writing?
On 26 January, the Feast of Ss Timothy and Titus, you will hear from one of the 'Pastoral Letters' that Paul wrote to them.
Sunday 25 August: In Sunday's second reading, we are are encouraged to use our bodily facilities to their potential: no more limp hands, trembling knees, injured limbs!
The gospel readings for five of the Sundays during Lent in Year C come from Luke’s Gospel. Peter Edmonds SJ suggests that these readings, when taken together, form a short story of their own.
17 Jan: In the account of four men who lowered a paralysed man through a roof to get him to Jesus, we hear Mark's first use of the word 'faith', which reminds us that faith shows itself in action.
Peter Edmonds SJ describes how God's grace worked differently in the lives of Ss Peter & Paul, neither of whom had straightforward paths to holiness.
One New Testament book is reserved for Easter Day and the following fifty days until Pentecost, and is never otherwise read publicly in Catholic Sunday or weekday liturgies: the Acts of the Apostles.
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