2 Kings 4: 42-44; Psalm 145; Ephesians 4: 1-6; John 6: 1-15OP
Jude Siciliano, OP
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 take home.
today’s Gospel reading:
Jesus’ disciples...said to him,
“There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish,
but what good are these for so many?”
Like his disciples, we see the people’s needs and our own inadequacies
as well. We shrug our shoulders and say, “We just don’t have enough to
feed them!” But Jesus wants to address the hungers around us. He takes
what few gifts we place at his disposal, our “barley loaves,” blesses
them and feeds the hungry with them.
we ask ourselves:
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