August 5, 2018
Exodus 16: 2-4, 12-15; Psalm 78; Ephesians 4: 17, 20-24; John 6:
Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini-reflections on the Sunday
scripture readings designed for persons on the run. "Faith Book" is
also brief enough to be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people
today’s Gospel reading:
people said to Jesus,
give us this bread always."
to them, "I am the bread of life,
comes to me will never hunger,
whoever believes in me will never thirst."
Jesus addresses people’s physical hungers, he also challenges us not
to search for physical food alone – for we will be hungry again. He
encourages us to come to him for the food that lasts. Why not try to
name the hunger we feel at this moment in our lives and then hold
out our empty hands and ask Jesus to feed us. He sees our hungers
and will not deny us the daily bread we need.
we ask ourselves:
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