Entries related to: gospel-of-john

Faith and Family for April 7: Go and Sin No More

Read JN 8:1-11 Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. But early in the morning he arrived again in the temple area,  and all the people started coming to him,  and he sat down and taught them. Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman  who had been caught in adultery  and made her stand in the middle.
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Faith and Family: Wedding at Cana

Read JN 2:1-11 There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine." And Jesus said to her, "Woman, how does your concern affect me? My hour has not yet come." His mother said to the servers, "Do whatever he tells you."
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Homily Helps: Have Faith in Jesus

Exegesis of the Gospel: John 6:60-69 This week's Gospel focuses on the responses of different people in the Johannine community to what Jesus presented in his bread of life discourse. Overall the people were not impressed. Their responses include grumbling, disbelief, rejection, and betrayal. The Twelve, however, in the name of Peter make a confession of faith to Jesus and remain committed to following him.
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Homily Helps: The Reality of the Eucharist

Exegesis of the Gospel: John 6: 51-58   Today's Gospel pr esents us with the conclusion of the  bread of life discourse. Each segment of this discourse has  moved closer to a full exposur e of the Johannine theology  of the Eucharist. 
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Homily Helps: Jesus Is the Bread of Life

Exegesis of the Gospel: John 6: 41-51 The bread of life discourse continues on in this week's Gospel.  The misunderstanding on the part of those who reject Jesus plays a central part in what Jesus has to say. The dynamic is typical Johannine. A misunderstanding is used to allow Jesus to move his hearers below the literal surface of the issue at hand.  Not everyone can make that move.  The issue is the meaning of Jesus as the bread of life.
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