18th Sunday
Ordinary Time

August 5, 2018
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading
Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 78:3-4, 23-24, 25, 54

Second Reading
Ephesians 4:17, 20-24

John 6:24-35
Pope Francis' Monthly Intention
"That any far-reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity."

The focus on the August prayer intention reflects Pope Francis’ guiding insight, expressed often in Laudato Si’, that “everything is connected.” The “micro” community of the family and “macro” community of the state depend on each other for their health. read more...

Universal Prayer
As we prepare to commit our time and talent to ministries in our parish: We pray that, through our generous giving of time and talent, the ministries of our parish may continue to grow and glorify God in our parish life, and in our outreach to those in need. read more...
Endurance Test: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sunday Readings
The journey of discipleship is a life-long exodus from the slavery of sin and death to the holiness of truth on Mount Zion, the promised land of eternal life. read more...
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