Living Bread

Eating is necessary for life. Do we eat to live, or live to eat? With respect to the Eucharist, the answer to this question—both parts of it—is yes. Eating and drinking the risen Christ’s Body and Blood gives us a share now in divine Life: we eat to live. Further, we must daily deepen our […]

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Oh What A Gift!

How often do we spend a great amount of time thinking about what gift to give a loved one for Christmas, birthday, or anniversary! How often is it not true that the only gift a loved one really desires is the gift of ourselves expressed in the giving of time, attention, and pres¬ence! Jesus’ gift […]

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Bread From Heaven

We seek success, but often misunderstand its allure. We seek happiness, but often misunderstand its source. We seek love, but often misunderstand its cost. We seek Jesus, but often misunderstand where we find him, how he nourishes us, who he really is. When we realize through an encounter with Jesus what it is he desires […]

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It’s A Miracle!

Take a moment with me and step into this scene.  You are now a first century Galilean. Its pay day so you stop and buy a few barley loaves and while you are at the fish market, you hear the growing fame of Jesus, the carpenter from Nazereth, who confounds the Pharisees with unconventional but […]

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What’s In Your Basket?

If you share your bread with the hungry; if you welcome the poor to your home, then your light will shine. your light will shine, and the sun will rise once more. Each summer, we spend a few days in prayer, witness, dialogue and discernment. These past few days were centered on the small places […]

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