Weekly Devotion – August 3rd

Weekly Devotions

weekly devotion - August 3rdOur reflection from this week’s Gospel is:

“Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.’”

Bible Diary for August 2nd – 8th

Bible Diary

August 2

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Ex 16: 2-4, 12-15
The whole Israelite community grumbled against Moses and Aaron.
The Israelites said to them,
“Would that we had died at the LORD’s hand in the land of Egypt,
as we sat by our fleshpots and ate our fill of bread!
But you had to lead us into this desert
to make the whole community die of famine!”

August 5th – Day of Prayer for Cancer

Day of Prayer for Cancer

Day of Remembrance & Healing for CancerThroughout Wednesday’s liturgies at the National Shrine of St. Jude, we will pray in a special way for all those who suffer from cancer. We invite you to join us August 5th, and on the first Wednesday of every month, as we call upon St. Jude for the healing of cancer. Please send your special intentions for healing and remembrance of those affected by cancer to the Shrine or join our prayer circle of healing by posting your prayer to our Day of Prayer for Cancer wall below.

Weekly Devotion – July 27th

Weekly Devotions

weekly devotion - July 27thA glorious mystery takes place in this week’s Gospel reading: Jesus multiplies loaves and fishes for the many people who flock to him.

Jesus chooses to use His great power to provide for those in need, and He feeds the hungry. In Christ, we will always have more than enough to eat.

Bible Diary for July 26th – August 1st

Bible Diary

July 26

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: 2 K 4: 42-44
A man came from Baal-shalishah bringing to Elisha, the man of God,
twenty barley loaves made from the firstfruits,
and fresh grain in the ear.
Elisha said, “Give it to the people to eat.”