August 4, 2019
Ecclesiastes 1: 2; 2:21-23; Psalm 95; Colossians 3: 1-5,
9-11; Luke 12: 13-21
Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed
for persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to
be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
today’s Ecclesiastes reading:
of vanities, says Qoheleth,
of vanities! All things are vanity!
Qoheleth is a wakeup call directing our attention away from
the ephemeral towards what will last. Here is a mantra we
repeat as a daily reminder to avoid greed and practice a
simpler life, "I have all that I want, I have all that I
need." It’s a statement that can stir thanksgiving in our
hearts as we offer today’s Eucharist.
we ask ourselves:
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