Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears , Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey‘s Poems About the Gospel is a perfect book for all seasons. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance Press, Amazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.
Jesus Discoursed about the Bread of Life
After Jesus had multiplied loaves and
Fishes and walked on water, people looked
For Him. They had had an excellent suf-
fiency. So they wanted to thank Him.
Filled with food, they took boat rides to Christ.
This prefigured the altar calls at the
Billy Graham Crusades. “The busses will wait.”
Jesus gave us faith and eternal life.
Jesus said to them, “Do not work for food
That perishes but for food that endures
For eternal life.” We have Communion.
Catholics can have Communion every day.
Passover has become the Eucharist.
Instead of manna we have Communion.
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