Pope Francis is passionate about Jesus Christ and passionate about the Word of God. He has declared a special Sunday dedicated to the Bible each year. All of us are invited to respond imaginatively and actively to this new Feast. The Pope says: “We need to develop a closer relationship with sacred Scripture; otherwise, our hearts will remain cold and our eyes shut, struck as we are by so many forms of blindness”. The aim is to promote the importance of Scripture and to encourage all of us to have a bible and to read and pray the Scriptures regularly. Today and this
coming year we will explore different ways of using the Scriptures alone and with others.