“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’
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Our focus at the beginning of this new year is on the upcoming Sunday of the Word of God on 24th January.
We hope you will find these ideas and resources helpful as you prepare to celebrate this day, which was instituted by Pope Francis on 30th September 2019.
The Rt. Rev’d Peter M. Brignall, Bishop of Wrexham and Chair of the God who Speaks initiative reflects on the origins of this campaign and celebrates its impact and future.
We're excited to continue the God who Speaks initiative throughout this year and beyond. We'd love to hear how your Scripture projects have been going to date. Please complete our short online survey to let us know.