Today's Scriptural Meditation Readings:
May 4, A.D. 2006
Scripture from today's Liturgy of the Word:
A brief reflection on today's Scripture passages:
A core belief in our Catholic doctrine is our belief in the Trinity,
belief in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It is a belief based largely
faith since the concept is difficult for us, as humans, to understand.
can more easily relate to the second person of the Trinity, Jesus,
of His human experience. The concept of Father is more difficult for
but especially for persons who may not have had a father figure in
lives, or unfortunately may have had an abusive or negligent father.
Today's gospel (John 6:44-51) cuts through a lot of those barriers and
the Psalm for the day, makes us want to "cry out with joy."
His followers, "No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me
and I will raise him up on the last day." What a message, and what a
promise! Here we are told that our bond with Christ was first of all
initiated by our Father. He has been there with us through it all! He
is 'OUR' Father!
- Joan of Jesus, OCDS
(jmurphy at utica dot edu)
Thursday of the Third Week of Easter
National Day of Prayer (USA)
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