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Sunday of the Word of God 2020

Sunday of the Word of God 2020

Consequently, I hereby declare that the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time is to be devoted to the celebration, study and dissemination of the word of God. This Sunday of the Word of God will thus be a fitting part of that time of the year when we are encouraged to strengthen our bonds with the Jewish people and to pray for Christian unity. This is more than a temporal coincidence: the celebration of the Sunday of the Word of God has ecumenical value, since the Scriptures point out, for those who listen, the path to authentic and firm unity. Aperuit Illis, 3 ...

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Sunday of the Word of God 2021

Sunday of the Word of God 2021

SUNDAY OF THE WORD OF GOD HOLY MASS HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS St. Peter’s Basilica Sunday, 24 January 2021 [Multimedia]     [Archbishop Rino Fisichella read the homily Pope Francis had prepared for the occasion] On this Sunday of the Word, let us listen to Jesus as he proclaims the Kingdom of God. Let us consider what he says and to whom he says it. What does he say? Jesus begins his preaching with these words: “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand” (Mk 1:15). God is near, that is the first message. His kingdom has come...

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