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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

The Bread of Life Discourse I (John 6, Part 3)

 



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The 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time continues our journey through the Gospel of John, chapter 6.  Athough we’re in the Year B, which is the year of St. Mark's Gospel— as we've been seeing here — the Church takes something of a break from the Gospel of Mark and focuses our attention on the Gospel of St. John chapter 6 for five Sundays in a row.  This is the third Sunday that we’re focusing on John 6, and now we’re actually moving into the “Bread of Life” discourse proper. And, we looked at Jesus' feeding of the 5,000 two Sundays ago, and then last Sunday we looked at some of the exchange between Jesus and the crowds that led to his “Bread of Life” discourse when they asked him to give them the new manna forever always.  Now, we’re actually looking at what he has to say about this new manna, about this bread from heaven. Now he's beginning to use the manna to reveal two mysteries: the mystery of his divinity, of his heavenly origin as the bread of life come in person, and also the mystery of the sacrament of the Eucharist, the mystery of his real presence in the bread and the wine of the Lord's Supper...

 

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