COMMUNITY WORD FOR JANUARY 2023

(WORD, THEMES AND PROMISES)
READINGS (Cycle A, Year I)
January 1, 2023 – Num 6:22-27/ Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8/ Gal 4:4-7/ Lk 2:16-21
January 8, 2023 – Is 60:1-6/ Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13/ Eph 3:2-3A, 5-6/ Mt 2:1-12
January 15, 2023 (Int’l) – Is 49:3, 5-6/ Ps 40:2, 4, 7-8, 8-9, 10/ 1 Cor 1:1-3/ Jn 1:29-34
January 22, 2023 (Phil) – Is 9:1-6/ Ps 98:1-6/ Eph 1:3-6, 15-18/ Mt 18:1–5, 10
January 22, 2023 – Is 8:23-9:3/ Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14/ 1 Cor 1:10-13, 17/ Mt 4:12-23
January 29, 2023 – Zep 2:3; 3:12-13/ Ps 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10/ 1 Cor 1:26-31/ Mt 5:1-12A
COMMUNITY WORD
The Father’s love makes us joint heirs with His Son, Jesus Christ.
ORDER
“Seek the Lord…observe his law; seek justice, seek humility.” (Zep 2:3)
PROPHECIES

  1. Come follow Me and bring My light to the world.
  2. I am your God who looks upon you kindly & gives you peace.
    DIRECTIONS
  3. Proclaim praises to the Lord and offer your time, talent & treasure for His glory.
  4. Refresh your commitment to God’s call to serve and evangelize to His people.
  5. Persevere in prayer, spread the Word of God, and do works of mercy for the needy.
    THEMES AND PROMISES
    Week#1 (Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God)
    Theme: We are joint heirs with Jesus Christ when we keep Him deeply in our hearts, like Mary.
    Promise: “…they invoke my name…and I will bless them.” Num 6:27
    Week#2 (The Epiphany of the Lord)
    Theme: We are joint heirs with Jesus Christ when we adore and offer Him our time, talent and resources.
    Promise: “…upon you the Lord shines, and over you appears his glory.” (Is 60:2b)
    Week#3 (2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time) – Int’l
    Theme: We are joint heirs with Jesus Christ when we testify to Him as the Son of God and do His will.
    Promise: “I will make you a light to the nations that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.” (Is 49:6b)
    Week#3 (Feast of the Sto. Niño) – Phil
    Theme: We are joint heirs with Jesus Christ when we, like little children, put our complete trust in God.
    Promise: “…become like little children, you will enter the kingdom of heaven.” (Mt 18:3b)
    Week#4 (3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time)
    Theme: We are joint heirs with Jesus Christ when we respond to His call to mission.
    Promise: “…I shall see the bounty of the Lord in the land of the living.” (Ps 27:13)
    Week#5 (4th Sunday in Ordinary Time)
    Theme: We are joint heirs with Jesus Christ when we live in God’s righteousness and serve the needy.
    Promise: “The Lord keeps faith forever, secures justice for the oppressed, gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets captives free.” (Ps 146:6-7).

 
 

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