Sunday 6th April 2014
On the first day of Archbishop Justin and Cardinal Nichols's week of prayer for the church's work serving the poor, watch Cardinal Nichols reflecting on today's prayer (Psalm 72) and Bible reading (John 13:2b-5, 12-15)
Monday 7th April 2014
On day two of Archbishop Justin and Cardinal Nichols's week of prayer for the church's work serving the poor, watch Ula Michlowicz, a Catholic Sister and member of the Chemin Neuf community based at Lambeth Palace, reflecting on today's prayer (Psalm 46:1-5, 10-11) and Bible reading (1 John 3:16-22)
Tuesday 8th April 2014
On day three of Archbishop Justin and Cardinal Nichols's week of prayer for the church's work serving the poor, Bishop Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford, speaks on why recognising our own need helps us give generously to others.
Wednesday 9th April 2014
On day four of Archbishop Justin and Cardinal Nichols's week of prayer for Christian social action, The Children's Society chief executive the Revd Matthew Reed reflects on Jesus' words in Matthew 18 'Whoever welcomes a child welcomes me' - and what it means to truly welcome and listen to children.
Thursday 10th April 2014
It's day five of Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols's week of prayer for Christian social action. Today Fr Dominic McKenna, parish priest for the Catholic parishes of Borehamwood, reflects on reaching out to those in need, drawing on the example of Jesus feeding the five thousand.
Thursday 10th April 2014
On day six of Listen To God: Hear the Poor, Dr Paul Gooder speaks on the importance that Jesus placed on our care for those we meet. But, she says, Matthew’s Gospel shows that Jesus was not so much concerned with how many people we help – but with how and why we help them.
Saturday 12th April 2014
On day seven of Listen To God: Hear the Poor, Father Michael Dunne, Catholic parish priest of Our Lady & St Catherine of Siena, Bow, East London, speaks on what the Sermon on the Mount says about God’s radical solidarity with people in physical - and spiritual - poverty. He also describes how churches and other faith groups in Bow, East London, have recently come together to open a food bank
Sunday 13th April 2014
On the final day of Listen To God: Hear the Poor, Archbishop Justin Welby says John's story of Jesus washing his disciple's feet reminds us of something "crucial" about what we are to do as Christians. That is, we must strive to love each other - even our enemies - as Jesus loves us.