Scripture Reflections for the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Year B, Lectionary 110

Hate feeling lost on Sundays at church? Searching for a better explanation of the Bible than what you hear from your pastor's sermon? Check out the following collection of audio, video, and text commentaries from various Christian experts for a better understanding of today's scripture that deal with: AbundanceBlessingBodyCharityCommunityDiscipleEucharistExodusFaithFamilyFeedGatherGenerosityGloryGratefulGratitudeHungerIncarnationKingdomMannaMarriageMassMiracleMissionNeighborOfferingPassoverProphetRefugeesSacrificeScarcityShareSharingSpiritTeachTrinityTrustUnityVocationWorth

Psalm 145:10-11, 15-16, 17-18
Ephesians 4:1-6
Brant Pitre |
John 6:1-15

“The 12 baskets are themselves a sign of the restoration of the 12 tribes of Israel. They're a sign of Jesus's Messianic identity and that he as the Shepherd Messiah is going to feed the new Israel which is going to be his disciples, his followers and those who recognize him to be the Messiah.”

Catholic Productions | "The Feeding of the 5,000 and the Mystery of the 12 Baskets" | Brant Pitre | May 17, 2023
Fr. Emmanuel Ochigbo |
Ellen Buelow |
Fr. Mark E. Thibodeaux, SJ |
Fr. Tony Ricard |