The readings for 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C are a warning against becoming to attached to worldly goods and temporary pleasures. Detachment from the things of this world and enriching our spiritual lives are themes for this Sunday.
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
This Bread of Life quote from Pope Francis reminds us that only Jesus can satisfy our spiritual needs.
Do not work for food that perishes but for the food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. – John 6:27 (Social media graphic)
We live in a world where we are constantly consuming. The teachings of the Catholic Church can explain our obsession with consumerism.
Consumerism and materialism can make it seem like everything has a dollar value. Value games like Is the Price Right help youth understand that not everything is defined by a price tag.
Psalm 78 is prayed in remembrance of all the times we have strayed and how God has always shown us mercy. This prayer based on Psalm 78 reminds us that our history is important. We can learn from what has happened before.