Living Eucharist

Creation 6 and 7

The Psalm at Mass tomorrow, the 21st Sunday in Ordinary time, is a delightfully short psalm. It is a model of concision and assurance, both in the call it makes to the people and in its own proclamation of God’s love.

Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News.

O praise the Lord, all you nations,
acclaim him all you peoples!

Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News.

Strong is his love for us;
he is faithful for ever.

Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News.

Psalm 116:1-2

We are all too familiar with bad news and that bad news can often constrain and diminish us. It can depress us and can restrict our ability to be fully human,  respond with unconstructive anger, or to become despondent, cynical, and (seem to) fail to respond at all.

The way of Christ, though sometimes…

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