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July 1st . “I don’t know that I want to come to a programme,” Susan told the PPC rep. “I’m quite happy coming to daily Mass.  Father gives us a few words about the readings, I greet my friends and go home.”   Ernest said, “That somehow is not enough for me. My mind jumps around as I reflect during Adoration time and I often want to have someone to share my thoughts with. I would like there to be a faith sharing group.”

Scripture:  “Behold the days are coming” says the Lord God, “when I will send a famine on the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord.”  Amos 8: 9-12. Pope Francis: Dear grandparents, dear elderly persons,  we are called to be artisans of the revolution of tenderness in our world.  Let us do so by learning to make ever more frequent and better use of the most valuable instrument at our disposal and indeed, the one best suited to our age: prayer.   “Let us become as it were, poets of prayer: let us develop a taste for finding our own words, let us once again take up those taught by the Word of God.   Pope Francis message 2022.