28 Jan 2017

29th January 2017 - 2016: A Church Year in Review

On this weeks programme the SS102fm team take our review of the church's year in 2016 (a little later than usual). We have our regular reflection on this weeks gospel as well as some other liturgical odds and ends.

You can listen to the podcast of this weeks programme HERE.

2016: A Church Year in Review

John and Shane take a trip back into 2016 and take our annual church year in review. 

You can listen to the podcast excerpted from the main programme HERE.

Gospel - Matthew 5:1-12

When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:

 ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
 ‘Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
 ‘Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
 ‘Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
 ‘Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.
 ‘Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
 ‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.
 ‘Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
 ‘Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Reflections on this weeks gospel:

Word on Fire
Sunday Reflection
Centre for Liturgy
English Dominicans

Liturgical odds & ends

Liturgy of the Hours: Psalter week 4; 4th week in ordinary time

Saints of the Week
January 30th - St Aidan also Bl Margaret Ball and Francis Taylor
January 31st - St John Bosco
February 1st - St Bridget of Ireland
February 2nd - Feast of the Presentation (Candlemas Day) - World Day for Consecrated Life
February 3rd - St Blaise (First Friday)
February 4th -  Saint Nicholas Studites (First Saturday)

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