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Bring What You Have

Today’s Gospel tells the familiar story of feeding the five thousand. Jesus calls upon a young boy to offer his five loaves and two fish to feed a massive crowd. Not only is everyone fed, but there was more than they could eat. Twelve baskets of fragments were collected.

I’m a single person, in a single family, in a single parish of a Church that reaches over a billion people across the globe. What could I possibly offer to help the Church further Her mission and good works? I am not a priest, bishop, or cardinal. I am not a world-renowned scientist or a multimillionaire. What can I offer?

I can bring what I have. It may be a lot or it may be a little, but if we each bring what we have, our needs as a community will be met. 
What I have is enough. I need to bring to the Church what I have.

First Reading: 2 Kings 4:42-44

Second Reading: Ephesians 4: 1-6

Gospel: John 6:1-15

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