(B) August 19, 2018
Proverbs 9: 1-6; Psalm 34; Ephesians 5: 15-20; John 6: 51-58
Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini-reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed for
persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to be posted
in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
From today’s Proverbs reading:
Wisdom... has spread her table... she calls from the heights out
over the city.... "
Come, eat my food, and drink of the wine I have mixed!
Forsake the foolishness that you may live; advanced in the way of
Wisdom takes flesh in Jesus, who reveals God’s love and concern that
we take in the right kind of nourishment. God says to us, "I see
your hungers that only I can fully satisfy. I send you my Son,
Receive the food and drink he offers you – his very self." Like
Wisdom in Proverbs, Jesus sets a table and invites us to be
nourished on himself, "true food... true drink."
So, we ask ourselves:
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