A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Sunday 26 June

The Body and Blood of Christ

Deut.8:2-3,14-16, Ps.147B, 1Cor.10:16-17, John 6:51-58

Living Bread

This is the greatest gift of all, a gift so vast that we can’t fully comprehend it, and our hearts and minds can never encompass it. No wonder Jesus’ contemporaries couldn’t understand. At times in my life I have been angry and disillusioned with the Church, and people have asked ‘why do you stay?’ Because of the Eucharist, of course,

Jesus’ gift of his very self. How could I go away?

St Paul tells us we who eat the same bread are part of the same loaf, united and called to be, with Jesus, one body. I cannot go away,

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