Sunday of the Word of God: 20-21 January 2024

“Devoting a specific Sunday of the liturgical year to the word of God can enable the Church to experience anew how the risen Lord opens up for us the treasury of his word and enables us to proclaim its unfathomable riches before the world.” Pope Francis – ‘Aperuit Illis’

On 30 September 2019, Pope Francis, by the Motu Proprio Aperuit Illis declared the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time to be the Sunday of the Word of God.

This year the Sunday of the Word of God falls on 21 January. It is devoted to the celebration, study and dissemination of the word of God.

The Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions has created some resources for The Sunday of the Word of God:

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