Gospel Reflection for June 18, 2017, Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ

Scripture Readings: Deuteronomy 8.2-3, 14-16; 1 Corinthians 10.16-17; John 6.51-58 “Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them.” – John 6.56 We misunderstand Jesus if we think the eating bread and drinking wine that Christians do is cannibalism. However, Jesus did choose eating and drinking as theContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 18, 2017, Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ”

Gospel Reflection for June 7, 2015, Body and Blood of Christ

Sunday Readings: Exodus 24.3-8; Hebrews 9.11-15; Mark 14.12-16, 22-26 “While they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to his disciples. Take this; this is my body.” (Mark 14.23-24) Perhaps a parent or grandparent has cautioned: if you eat any more chocolate chip cookies, you will turn into one. TheContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 7, 2015, Body and Blood of Christ”