Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
John Kavanaugh, SJ
The Bread of Life
The problem of reverence is nothing new. In the pre-Vatican II church, there were at least some priests who gave Communion as if it were a fast-food option.
John J. Pilch
A Need to Know
The Greek word for “fish” derives from another word that means “food that is cooked and eaten with bread.” The idea is that the fish is not fresh but already prepared, or, more correctly, processed.
Governing the entire universe is a greater miracle than feeding five thousand people with five loaves of bread, yet no one marvels at it.
The Prophet-King Will Shepherd His People
Jesus is God's agent, but in a way that vastly transcends that prophet of long ago.
Reginald H. Fuller
The imperative to unity is like the imperative to individual sanctification: “Become what you are.”