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Posted by Don Bosco Technical College on Monday, June 29, 2015

BUILD ME UP, FILL ME UP!

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[BREAKING THE BREAD OF GOD’S WORD] Corpus Christi Sunday Solemnity of the Body & Blood of the Lord – Year B June 7, 2015
BUILD ME UP, FILL ME UP!
We all know how the people of Israel were at some point wandering aimlessly in the desert. After being led out of slavery in Egypt, and after the initial euphoria at being liberated wore down, they felt empty. They felt like vagabonds – journeyers without a sure destination. If I were in their shoes, I would probably be reminded of that old song that says: “Why do you build me up, Buttercup baby, just to let me down, and mess me around?”
But today’s readings dispel our worst fears about being left alone to fend for ourselves. Let me tell you why…
For one, the Lord, through Moses, led them to a clear sign of God’s fidelity to His promises. He called and engaged them in a covenant, which is basically, a mutual agreement. That agreement was sealed in the most visible, most powerful symbol that lent credibility to what was agreed upon – the blood o…