Are you sitting in silence with the Lord in adoration and prayer to receive what you need to do your job in the way Jesus is calling you? Can you perceive the needs in your parishioners’ lives that Jesus sees them?
Essene life focused on their daily “Thanksgiving” meal. Father Dave Pivonka, TOR, and Dr. John Bergsma explore the Last Supper, the Mass, and the Eucharist in light of what the Dead Sea Scrolls tell us of the Essenes’ sacred meal.
Dr. Elizabeth Klein draws out the theological implications of Gaetano Gandalfi’s Renaissance painting The Marriage at Cana, which can serve for fruitful reflection on the Mass in which we celebrate anew the “marriage supper of the Lamb” (Rev 19:9).