Sharing the Word for August 1, 2022 – Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 2
Jesus’ feeding the crowds provides rich teaching. First of all, it is an example of his compassion for those in need. It also looks forward to the Eucharist–through which Jesus will continue to feed thousands with his own body and blood.
Be a Friend
There is perhaps nothing as beautiful as the gift of a true friend. A friend can often be a reflection of God’s love for each of us. For that we are truly blessed.
Saint Clare of Assisi: A Path of Her Own
Francis’ vision was to walk in the way of the Lord. Clare followed in the footsteps of her friend but also forged her own path to holiness.
Kentucky churches, communities work together for flood victims
Lori Helfrich, the parish life director at Mother of Good Counsel Church in Hazard County, Kentucky, had just come from volunteering at the food pantry that her parish helps support.