“I am the bread of life. Your ancestors ate the manna in the desert, but they died; this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die. I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever, and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.”
Allow yourself to reflect on the specific phrase here that most engages you.
What does that phrase say deep in your soul?
Reflect on the deeper meaning this passage may give to “Give us this day our daily bread.”
Heritage word—“The Eucharistic table . . . signifies the unity for which Jesus lived and died.”
(Sister Constance Marie, 10th Provincial of the Toledo Province)