12 Mon Jun 2017
Â When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:
Â â€œBlessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Â â€œBlessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Â â€œBlessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
Â â€œBlessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
Â â€œBlessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.
Â â€œBlessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
Â â€œBlessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.
Â â€œBlessed are those who are persecuted for righteousnessâ€™ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.