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  Priest and Parishioners - Welcome to The Wednesday Word Parish Resource  
Praying for our primary school families. Helping them to pray together,
stay together and to grow in the love of our Lord and his Church.


Welcome to the Priests & Parishioners Pages

Please click HERE to download the PARISH VERSION.

The Wednesday Word is a national missionary initiative for the 21st Century. Please support The Wednesday Word school mission with your prayers. Specialised resources for primary schools and parish churches, are the focus of this new, Christ centred, weekly custom.

This section of the website is primarily designed to create awareness about the ‘free’, weekly, parish version of The Wednesday Word. Please click here to download the resource.

To read what parents of Catholic school children are saying about the primary school version of The Wednesday Word please click here. To see a sample of the Primary School version, please click here

Fr Henry with Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) & Pope John Paul II
Fr Henry with Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) & Pope John Paul II

Fr Henry Wansbrough’s
Sunday Gospel Reflection

Dom Henry Wansbrough, General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible who, for many years, was a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, writes the weekly Sunday Gospel reflection/commentary for the parish Wednesday Word.

"This is a splendid and imaginative initiative, to bring the message of the gospel to Christians at home. Even those who don’t go to church have the right to hear and think about the gospel, and The Wednesday Word gives them a chance to do just that. It will also be a great support to know that others all over the country are joining in this reflection”
Dom Henry Wansbrough OSB

Fr Henry is a monk of Ampleforth Abbey and a world renowned biblical scholar. He was General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible. Fr Henry recently prepared the CTS Catholic Bible in which he has written an introductory article to each book of the Bible, and has prepared footnotes on the text. He has written twenty books, more than sixty articles, over a thousand book reviews, and produced an edition of the Synoptic Gospels.

"Go out to the whole world, and proclaim the good news to all creation"

Mark 16:15