Sacraments

Come to the Banquet – First Reading for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Come to the Banquet – First Reading for the  Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Still the invitation goes out, “Everyone who is thirsty, come to the waters”. Still the words are spoken, “This Is my body” and “This is my blood”. Still all who receive the bread and wine receive Christ himself. It is no mere symbol. It is no mere remembrance. It is the promised banquet where we receive real mercy, real grace, real pardon and peace, for we receive the real presence of Jesus, who is not only the host, but the banquet itself.

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St. Paul’s Apostolate – Second Reading for the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul

St. Paul’s Apostolate – Second Reading for the Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul

Faith is defined by Paul as “believing in and professing Christ”. It’s that simple. We are put on the Earth to know and love God. We are all “sent” out into the world to be witnesses to God’s glory, and to share his glory and love with those who do not see him, who do not realize that they too have been sent.

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