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“I am the living bread that came down from heaven” (John 6:51)

“Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh” (John 6:51) [...]

Pope Francis: In Christ, our fragility is no longer a curse, but a place of encounter with the Father

(CNA/EWTN News) Attachment to idols is a failure to trust totally in God – and to reject these idols, Catholics must accept their weaknesses, inviting Christ to heal their hearts, Pope Francis said Wednesday. [...]

We are what we eat

One basic and unchangeable fact is that we need nourishment for our human body to grow and sustain life. Nourishment comes from food and drink. Today’s readings put alongside two kinds of food: food for the body and food for the soul. Though later generations refer it as “grain from heaven” (Ps 78:24) or “bread of angels” (Wis 16:20), manna [...]

Pope Francis: Idols promise happiness but do not give it

(CNA/EWTN News) When a person puts an object or a philosophy above God, it not only destroys happiness, it hinders the ability to experience real love, Pope Francis said Wednesday. [...]

Christ • Eucharist • Miracle

The sixth chapter of John's Gospel is a sustained meditation on the meaning of the Eucharist. It illumines a deep mystery of Body of Christ to feed our hungry souls. [...]

Pope Francis: To find the right orientation of life, everyone needs the truth – which is Christ

(CNA/EWTN News) A Christian can stay on the right path to Heaven, and grow in love for God and his neighbor, only by keeping close to Christ and his love, Pope Francis said Sunday. [...]

Who are the Genuine Leaders Among Us?

A genuine leader gathers rather than scatters; brings peace instead of hatred; leads with compassion. [...]

Pope Francis: Only if we are united with Christ can we find the courage of evangelization

(CNA/EWTN News) By virtue of their Baptism, every Catholic is called to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ – a mission which cannot be separated from the Catholic Church, Pope Francis said Sunday. [...]

Planning and Entrusting

“The Lord will give what is good” (Responsorial Psalm Ps 85:13) [...]

Pope Francis: The lack of faith is an obstacle to God’s grace

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis said Sunday that God always surprises people with the way he works, and because of this, believers should be open to the Lord's way of thinking and acting, rather than expecting him to conform to their aspirations. [...]

All FLL Volunteers Share in Jesus’ Prophetic Office

If Jesus was given the cold shoulder by his hometown people, why should we expect our mission in exercising his prophetic office to be any easier? [...]

Pope Francis: Sin and death is never the last word for Jesus

(CNA/EWTN News) Catholics have no reason to fear death, because Christ the Lord has power over death; instead, they should fear sin, which hardens and kills the soul, Pope Francis said Sunday. [...]