Sunday of the Word of God

Find resources here for use in churches on the Sunday of the Word of God.

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“Devoting a specific Sunday of the liturgical year to the word of God can enable the Church to experience anew how the risen Lord opens up for us the treasury of his word and enables us to proclaim its unfathomable riches before the world.” Pope Francis – ‘Aperuit illis’

To help your church celebrate the Sunday of the Word of God on 23rd January 2022 we’ve gathered together some resources here.

Blessing of Bibles:

Commissioning of Readers:

Our Top Bible Translations for Adults and Children:


Christ Crucified – Quote from 1 John 1:1

St Jerome – Quote from Jerome’s Commentary on Isaiah

Birmingham Oratory – Quote from Evangelii Gaudium

Reader at Mass – Quote from Verbum Domini

Pope Francis holding the Bible – Quote from the Catechism

Pope Francis blesses a baby – Quote from Misericordia et Misera

Liturgical-Pastoral Resources from the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization (PCPNE):

Resources on the Catholic Biblical Federation website: