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'Blessed are you who are poor.' Sunday Reflections, 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Christ Pantocrator,  Cefalù Cathedral , Italy   [ Web Gallery of Art ] ' Pantocrator ' may be translated as 'Almighty' or 'All-powerful'. Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA) Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) Gospel  Luke 6:17, 20-26 ( New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition)      Jesus came down with the twelve and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea, Jerusalem, and the coast of Tyre and Sidon. Then he looked up at his disciples and said: ‘Blessed are you who are poor,      for yours is the kingdom of God. ‘Blessed are you who are hungry now,      for you will be filled. ‘Blessed are you who weep now,      for you will laugh. ‘Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you, revile you, and defame you on account of t