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Month: April 2021

This is My Body, Given for you

This is My Body, Given for you

An Easter reflection on sacrifice and women’s bodies As his death approaches, Jesus pauses to celebrate a meal with his disciples. Breaking the bread, he declares, “This is my body, which is given for you” (Lk 22:19). With these words, Jesus gives context and meaning to what is about to happen to him. His death, though senseless and incomprehensible as it will seem to his friends, is a sacrifice—an offering of himself for the world.  Later, the apostles interpret Jesus’…

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