Category Archives: Scripture

Exploring Mark – a series on the Gospel of Mark with Fr Nicholas King SJ

The Gospel According to St Mark is the shortest of the four gospels but often tells of Jesus’ ministry in more detail. A short series of video reflections, ‘Exploring Mark’, aims to bring us a little closer to Mark the … Continue reading

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Welcome the Word – Scripture resources for Bible Sunday

In Pope Francis’ letter at the end of the Year of Mercy he commended the idea of a Sunday which focused on the Scriptures. In England and Wales this is marked on the 2nd Sunday of Advent. This year the Scripture Working … Continue reading

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Day of Reflection for Readers

Bishop Richard will lead a day of reflection for Readers on Saturday 16th September 2017 at Sacred Heart Church, Cobham, 11.00am-4.00pm. There will be talks on the Scriptures, the Lectionary, the Liturgy of the Word, preparing to read, and using microphones. … Continue reading

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RCIA Network Conference June 2017

Who do you say that I am? – Images of Christ in the New Testament. A Conference for RCIA teams and all who engage with scripture in liturgy and catechesis. Tues 6th – Thurs 8th June 2017, High Leigh Conference … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Parables of Mercy

Building on the Spirituality document Do You Love Me? the Bishops’ Conference Spirituality Committee is producing a series of resources to assist parishes explore the document. These include a number of follow-up materials which are intended for use in the Year … Continue reading

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‘Open Minds, Burning Hearts’ – 10th-12th November 2015

In November 2015, to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Vatican II Document, Dei Verbum, there will be a national Scripture conference to be held at Sedgley Park Conference Centre in Manchester. The theme of the conference will be Luke’s gospel, … Continue reading

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RCIA Network Newsletter – Lent 2015

Lent is a significant time in the journey of faith. In RCIA, this is the Period of Purification and Enlightenment, which helps shape our understanding of what Lent is about. Church documents speak about Lent – for the whole Church – … Continue reading

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