07/03/2019 12:00 pm

Luke in Lent - 1:39-56

Today's podcast for 'Reading Luke in Lent' looks at Luke, Chapter 1: 39 - 56. The crowd is often fickle in Luke’s Gospel. They begin by rejoicing with Elizabeth but then put pressure on her about the name of the child. Because she does not give the expected answer they turn to her husband who has been struck deaf and mute.

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07/03/2019 12:00 pm

Luke in Lent - 1:26-38

Today's podcast for 'Reading Luke in Lent' looks at Luke, Chapter 1: 26 - 38. The Annunciation is contrasted with the foretelling of the birth of John the Baptist to show that Jesus will be the greater. In the first there is the miracle of the barren Elizabeth conceiving whereas here it is Mary the virgin. John will be great before the Lord and will prepare a people for the Lord. Jesus will be the Son of the Most High and his kingdom will never end.

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07/03/2019 12:00 pm

Luke in Lent 1:1-25

Today our 'Reading Luke in Lent' series starts in earnest - and where better to start than at the beginning. Luke, Chapter 1: 1 - 25.

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06/03/2019 12:00 pm

Luke in Lent - Intro

Fr Chris Thomas, General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales introduces our series of daily podcasts for Lent - 'Reading Luke In Lent'.

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