“He said to them, ‘Give them some food yourselves.’ They replied, ‘Five loaves and two fish are all we have, unless we ourselves go and buy food for all these people.’ Now the men there numbered about five thousand.”
What does this verbal exchange between Jesus and his disciples say to you?
Does it ever happen that you discover that you and God are not “on the same page”?
What do you need when your decisions are not what God seems to want?
Heritage word—“There is one other point which I would like to emphasize, since it significantly affects the authenticity of our communal sharing in the Eucharist. It is the impulse which the Eucharist gives to the community for a practical commitment to building a more just and fraternal society.”
(Pope John Paul II, quoted by Sister Mary Sujita, 9th Superior General of the Sisters of Notre Dame)