Elevating Those Around Us (7/30)
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Elevating Those Around Us (7/30)

“The Kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch was leavened” (Matthew 13:33). It only takes a tiny amount of yeast to make a good loaf of bread. Without the yeast, the dough remains useless and inedible. Jesus teaches us that...

July 30, 2018March 28, 2019by
Gather the Fragments (7/30)
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Gather the Fragments (7/30)

Yesterday at Mass we heard the story of Jesus’ miraculous feeding of thousands (John 6:1-15). At the end of the episode, Jesus issues this curious instruction to His disciples. “Gather the fragments left over, so that nothing will be wasted” (John 6:12). Compared to His astonishing miracle it sounds unimportant and even trivial. And yet, that...

July 30, 2018March 28, 2019by