January 15th 2017


  1. Parish Bulletin for Holy Family and Sacred Heart
  2. Newsletter for St Benedict's
  3. This Sunday's Readings
  4. ACN Sale
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This Sunday's Readings

First Reading Isaiah 49:3.5-6

The Lord said to me: ‘You are my servant (Israel) in whom I shall be glorified’;
I was honoured in the eyes of the Lord, my God was my strength.

And now the Lord has spoken, he who formed me in the womb
to be his servant, to bring Jacob back to him, to gather Israel to him:
‘It is not enough for you to be my servant,
to restore the tribes of Jacob and bring back the survivors of Israel;
I will make you the light of the nations
so that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth’.

Second Reading I Corinthians 1:1-3

I, Paul, appointed by God to be an apostle, together with brother Sosthenes, send greetings to the church of God in Corinth, to the holy people of Jesus Christ, who are called to take their place among all the saints everywhere who pray to our Lord Jesus Christ; for he is their Lord no less than ours.

May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ send you grace and peace.

Gospel Reading John 1:29-34

Seeing Jesus coming towards him, John said, ‘Look, there is the lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world. This is the one I spoke of when I said: A man is coming after me who ranks before me because he existed before me. I did not know him myself, and yet it was to reveal him to Israel that I came baptising with water.’

John also declared, ‘I saw the Spirit coming down on him from heaven like a dove and resting on him. I did not know him myself, but he who sent me to baptise with water had said to me, “The man on whom you see the Spirit come down and rest is the one who is going to baptise with the Holy Spirit”. Yes, I have seen and I am the witness that he is the Chosen One of God.’

ACN Sale

Haven’t got your calendars or diaries for 2017 yet? We have a selection below that is now reduced! Some of the products include the different Saints and feast days throughout the year, as well as devotional prayers, liturgical readings and revised texts for the Mass.

St Paul Sunday Missal 2017 – now only £3.55

Throughout this year, you will be able to follow the mass and readings for all Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation. It also includes a wide variety of devotional prayers and the revised texts for the Mass in English and Latin.

Catholic Diary 2017 – now only £1.75

This diary is ideal for keeping appointments for 2017. Alongside appointments, you will also be able to view all feast days throughout the year. The diary also includes liturgical readings as well as revised English translation of the Mass. The colour of the cover for the diary may vary.

Icon & Word Calendar 2017 - now only £2.15

This display calendar is a wonderful way to see the different Catholic Saints’ and feast days for the year. The calendar also includes a beautiful meditative icon for each month, which you are able to cherish and keep as a picture card.

As always, we have a great selection of other gifts available in our shop.

Your purchases will allow ACN to support the suffering Church around the world.

Thank you and may God bless you in 2017.

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