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The Mystery of the Mass

Cycle BOrdinary TimeWeek 17

by Bishop Robert BarronJuly 26, 2015


The sixth chapter of John's Gospel, from which we will be reading these next several weeks, is a sustained meditation on the meaning of the Mass and the Eucharist. Our passage for today, when read symbolically, illumines the major movements of the Mass.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - 2 Kings 4:42-44
Psalm - Psalm 145:10-18
Reading 2 - Ephesians 4:1-6
Gospel - John 6:1-15