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These reflections on the scripture readings for each week are written and designed especially for scripture prayer groups in Wrexham Diocese as part of St Beuno's Outreach. The groups use Ignatian ways of praying but the reflections can be used by anyone, either individually, or in groups, to deepen their prayer life, reflect on the Liturgy of the Word, prepare for the Sunday Mass, or if they cannot get to Mass for any reason. A new reflection sheet is published each Monday for the following Sunday. 

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The Lord loves justice and right and fills the earth with his love. Responsorial Psalm, Psalm 32 Rely on the power of God who has saved us and called us to be holy Second Reading: 2 Timothy 1:8 “Lord”, he said, “it is wonderful for us to be here”...
Mosaic of the Transfiguration scene with Jesus, Moses and Elijah
The Lord God fashioned man … breathed into his nostrils a breath of life, and thus man became a living being. First Reading (Genesis 2: 7–9 , 3:1–7) Give me again the joy of your help; with a spirit of fervour sustain me. Responsorial Psalm (Psalm...
Painting of Christ in the Wilderness by Ivan Kramskoi
I will never forget you. First Reading Isaiah 49:14–15 In God alone is my soul at rest. Responsorial Psalm Trust him at all times. Pour out your hearts before him. Responsorial Psalm The Lord alone is my judge. Second Reading 1 Corinthians 4:1–5 Set...
Meadow.
You must not bear hatred for your brother in your heart. First Reading (Leviticus 19:17) It is he who forgives all your guilt...The Lord is compassion and love, slow to anger and rich in mercy Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 102) Didn’t you realise that...
Sculpture in Northern Ireland of two people reaching out across a divide, representing reconciliation after the Troubles.
Open my eyes that I may consider the wonders of your law. Psalm 118 Speak Lord, your servant is listening, you have the message of eternal life. Gospel Acclamation (verse) Do not imagine that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets. I have...
stained glass of Moses and the Law from parish church, Henley on Thames, Lawrence Lew OP, Flickr
Your integrity will go before you and the glory of the Lord behind you. Cry, and the Lord will answer; call, and he will say, ‘I am here.’ First Reading (Isaiah 58: 7–10) ...your faith should not depend on human philosophy but on the power of God...
Salt. Credit Lawrence Lew OP, via Flickr
May we serve you with our every desire and show love for one another even as you have loved us. Opening Prayer Seek the Lord all you humble of the earth, who obey his commands. First Reading (Isaiah 58:7-10) God chose what is foolish by human...
Painting of Jesus giving the sermon on the mount by Károly Ferenczy
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light. First Reading (Isaiah 8:23-9:3) For the yoke that was weighing on him, the bar across his shoulders, the rod of his oppressor – these you break as on the day of Midian. First Reading (...
Mosaic of Jesus and the disciples fishing, Sant'Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna
May all the earth give you worship and praise, and break into song to your name, O God, Most High. Entrance Antiphon My God, I delight in your law in the depth of my heart. Responsorial Psalm Here I am, Lord! I come to do your will. Psalm 39 Give us...
Holy Spirit as dove from ceiling of Pusey House by Lawrence Lew OP
Father, lead us to our glory in heaven by the light of faith. Opening Prayer Arise, shine out, for your light has come, the glory of the Lord is rising on you. First Reading The sight of the star filled them with delight … And falling on their knees...
And they fell on their knees and worshipped him  Unknown C16 via Wikimedia Commons
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