Sunday, Aug. 26, is the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B, Cycle II).
Joshua 24:1-2, 15-18; Psalm 34:2-3, 16-23; Ephesians 5:21-32; John 6:60-69
“This saying is hard; who can accept it?”
That’s what the disciples in the Gospel say about Jesus’ words regarding the Eucharist.
But when we hear that in today’s culture, we might think the hard-to-accept saying is in the second reading — about wives being subordinate to their husbands.
The reading sounds shocking to us. But if it said the opposite of what it does, it would shock us even more:
“Wives should lord it over their husbands, for the wife and husband are separate, not united like the Church...READ MORE