Speak Lord: Make us one.

Living Eucharist

Window, Rosary

The Second reading on Sunday, the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, is the next passage in the Church’s semi-continuous reading of the letter to the Ephesians, which started last Sunday and continues until the 21st Sunday (30th August).

Ephesians is maybe one of the most accessible letters of Paul, and encouraging.

There’s a fair deal of Ephesians we don’t hear on Sundays. Why not re-read the letter as a whole some time over these weeks of summer.

The passage for this Sunday gives us particular food for thought.

In Christ Jesus, you that used to be so far apart from us have been brought very close, by the blood of Christ. For he is the peace between us, and has made the two into one and broken down the barrier which used to keep them apart, actually destroying in his own person the hostility caused by the rules and decrees of…

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