The Sunday connection Trinity 8 (2/8/20)

In our Gospel today we hear the miracle of the loaves and fishes. The story for Matthew and his readers recalls the OT story of the manna in the desert. Jesus is the new Moses who feeds his people in the wilderness. In this feeding they saw an anticipation of the Eucharist. the words and gestures used are those of the Last Supper, and of the Eucharist. The Eucharist in turn anticipates the final banquet of the kingdom.SHOW LESS

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