"Be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect." (Matthew 5:48)

Friday, January 4, 2019

**The Lord Means It

        In John 6.51, today's Communion antiphon, Jesus said: I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread I will give is my flesh for the life of the world. If the bread the Lord offered us at the Last Supper and at every Mass today were merely ordinary bread symbolizing his flesh, what he had said would have made no sense. 

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