Jesus feeds us with Himself

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD April 22, 2021  EASTER THURSDAY 3 WORD of the DAY  Jesus said to the crowds: “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him, and I will raise him on the last day. It is written in the prophets: ‘They shall all be taught by God. Everyone who listens to my Father and learns from Him comes to me. Not that anyone has seen the Father except the one who is from God; he has seen the Father.  Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life.  I am the bread of life.  Your ancestors ate the manna in the desert, but they died; this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die.  I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my Flesh for the life of the world.  (John 6: 44-51) How shall I live this Word?  The solemn words of Jesus in the discourse on the “bread of life” are a synthesis of the Christian announcement, proclaimed from...