COMMUNITY WORD FOR AUGUST 2021

(WORD, THEMES AND PROMISES)

READINGS

August 1 – Ex 16:2-4, 12-15/ Ps 78:3-4, 23-24,25, 54/ Eph 4:17, 20-24/ Jn 6:24-35

August 8 – 1 Kgs 19:4-8/ Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9/ Eph 4:30 – 5:2/ Jn 6:41-51

August 15 – Rev 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB/ Ps 45:10, 11, 12, 16/ Lk 1:39-56

August 22 – Jos 24:1-2A, 15-17, 18B/ Ps 34:2-3, 16-21/ Ep 5:21-32/ Jn 6:60-69

August 29 – Dt 4:1-2, 6-8/ Ps 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5/ Ja 1:17-18, 21B-22, 27/ Mk 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

COMMUNITY WORD

Believing in Jesus, the Bread of Life, nourishes us for eternal life.

ORDER:

“…work for food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you.  For on him the Father, God, has set his seal.” (Jn 6:27)

PROPHECIES:

1. Make my word come alive in your life; receive the Bread of Life that I provide so you will never go hungry.

DIRECTIONS:

1. Frequently receive Jesus in Holy Communion and be transformed into His image and likeness.

2. Testify and be a good witness to the good works of the Lord in your life.

3. Strengthen the poverty alleviation program of your District.

THEMES AND PROMISES

Week#1 (18th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Theme: We are nourished for eternal life when we live in God’s righteousness.

Promise: “I am the bread of life, whoever comes to me will never hunger and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” (Jn 6:35)                          

Week#2 (19th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Theme: We are nourished for eternal life when we worthily partake of the Holy Eucharist.

Promise: “… whoever eats this bread will live forever.” (Jn 6:51b) 

Week#3 (Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)   

Theme: We are nourished for eternal life when we, like Mary, humbly obey God’s word.

Promise: “Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled.” (Lk 1:45)

Week#4 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Theme: We are nourished for eternal life when we accept and follow Jesus, the Holy One of God.

Promise: “Many are the troubles of the just one but… the Lord delivers him.” (Ps 34:20)

Week#5 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Theme: We are nourished for eternal life when we honor God’s commandments.

Promise: “Whoever walks blamelessly and does justice; who thinks the truth in his heart…shall never be disturbed.” (Ps 15:2, 5b)

 
 

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