Gospel Reflection for August 9, 2015, 19th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: 1 Kings 19.4-8; Ephesians 4.30-5.2; John 6.41-51 “I am the living bread that has come down from heaven.” (John 6.51) All three groups in Sunday’s gospel passage — the disciples, the crowd, the Jews — miss the point about Jesus. His disciples doubt their resources to feed the crowd. The crowd mistakes JesusContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 9, 2015, 19th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for August 2, 2015, 18th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Exodus 16.2-4, 12-15; Ephesians 4.17, 20-24; John 6.24-35 “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.” (John 6.35) When Jesus sits at table with his friends, he has little more to say to them than what he hasContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 2, 2015, 18th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Easter Week

“Get rid of the old yeast. Let us celebrate this feast with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.” – 1 Corinthians 5.8 Celebrate an Easter custom that expresses how your ancestors enculturated the Easter message. Bake or buy an Easter bread that has ethnic roots. Decorate eggs with Christian symbols and the Easter wordContinue reading “Easter Week”