25Jun 26 June Feast of The Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)


God's people in the desert were fed by miraculous provision of food and drink. Our heavenly Father continues to feed us with the body and blood of his Son, as celebrated in this feast of Corpus Christi. He continues to nourish us spiritually by this wonderful gift of the Real Presence, food for our souls, so that as Jesus declared, "whoever eats me will live because of me."

25Jun 25 Jun Saturday of Week Twelve

A Compassionate Heart

Long before he fulfilled Isaiah's prophecy of the suffering servant by his death on the cross, Jesus had been living out the prophetic words by his daily responses to people. It seems he could not pass by a sick person, without being moved to compassion. The one asking for help might be a foreigner, even one of the despised Roman occupation