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Study, Pray, Serve: 18th Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the main themes that surface in the readings for this 18th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Exodus 16:2-4,12-15

  • The people are hungry in the wilderness, and they are now grumbling against Moses and Aaron.
  • God instructs Moses to prepare the people to receive quail and manna.

Psalm – 78:2-4,23-25,54

  • “The Lord gave them bread from heaven.”
  • The Psalmist recounts the miracle from the Book of Exodus, highlighting God’s abundant goodness.

2nd Reading – Ephesians 4:17,20-24

  • The people are called to put away the corruption and deceit of their former way of life.
  • They seek God’s way in righteousness and truth as they put on the new self in Christ.

Gospel – John 6:24-35

  • Jesus responds to the questions of the people, including their request for a work of God that they can do.
  • Jesus teaches them to believe in him – the one sent from God – and the Lord then states that he is the bread of life.

Mass Readings – 18th Sunday of the Year


Daily Mass: God feeds the people with quail and manna. Catholic Inspiration

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Hungry and grumbling, the people complain to Moses that they will die in the wilderness without food. The response? God feeds them with quail and manna.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 16th Week of the Year


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