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 12, 2012, 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 I am the living bread that came down from heaven.  Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh. John 6.51 Jesus argues that the revelation of God in Israel’s holy history and law ought to lead real believers toContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for August 12, 2012, 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time”