The Gospel According to St Luke 1 41-50
The Gospel According to St Matthew 13 44-50
44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up; then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
It is a good to respond to the forthcoming Synod on synodality, which Pope Francis has convened in order ‘to rethink how the Church is run’ – indeed, it makes sense to do so, since this is ‘one way he hopes to address the issue of greater lay involvement in decision-making’ (
The Gospel According to St Luke 11 27-28
27 As he said this, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts that you sucked!” 28 But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”