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The Word: Catholic Scripture Reflections


Displays the liturgical date and two Scripture reflections on that week’s readings.

“The Word” shortcode/widget automatically updates weekly and features scripture reflections and material from our archives. It focuses on the upcoming Sunday readings as well as some holy days and feasts.

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سکرین شاٹاں

  • Full visual widget display on the front end; picks up styling from the user's theme.
  • Simple widget display on the front end; picks up styling from the user's theme, but omits the graphic elements present in the full visual version.
  • Widget options: select either the simple template or full visual.

انسٹال کرݨ

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Upload it to the plugins folder of your blog.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. To use The Word as a widget, go to the Widgets page in the Appearance section and set up The Word.
  5. You can also place The Word anywhere on a post, page, or area that will accept shortcodes. Just use this shortcode: [the_word].


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Contributors & Developers

“The Word: Catholic Scripture Reflections” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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تبدیلی لاگ


  • Initial Release


  • Minor updates


  • Minor updates


  • Minor updates


  • Minor updates


  • Minor updates


  • Minor updates and template refinements


  • Styling updates: link styles now conform better to user’s theme


  • Minor updates and fixes


  • Styling fixes to correct line spacing on certain themes


  • Styling fixes to correct line spacing and relative text/headline sizes on certain themes


  • First major feature update: you can now place The Word as a widget in Appearance > Widgets, or as a shortcode anywhere you can use a text editor!
  • Misc. styling updates and streamlined code.


  • Tested for compatibility with WordPress 5+