Tag: Eucharist

A Eucharistic Victory

I find it hard to stay constantly motivated when there are challenges in the Church. It’s true. I walk in my faith as best I can, and still wonder when God will deliver his people. There are a seemingly infinite amount of challenges facing the World...

The Power of The Holy Eucharist

It is patently clear that the word “blood” is the most revealing word in all three readings of this liturgy. We immediately associate blood with life; while we recoil from the sight of spilled blood as, right away, it conjures up the specter of a...

Perseverance: A Eucharistic Reflection

We cannot rely on our own strength when it comes to life. I must admit that I am a prideful man. I want to say I did everything on my own. Well, no one can claim this. All people have to rely on others at some point in their lives. Obviously it is...

Resilient Love: A Eucharistic Reflection

When I come to the Eucharist I see it as the source of love. It fills all things and all peoples. The power of this act of wonder gives life to life and gives reality to all existence. I have come to see love enlightened in the Eucharist. When I was...

Coming and Going: A Eucharistic Reflection

I go to Mass to worship God and to accept the gift of salvation. In Holy Communion, I find that which gives my soul all that it needs. Nevertheless, for much of my life, I did not follow the way of the Christian. I did not comprehend the mystery of...

To Be Family with Jesus

Almost every day the news media bring into our living rooms immediate images of harrowing pain, hardships, and death from our country and from other parts of the world. We love Jesus too much to be able to turn away from those horrible scenes...

Friendship: A Eucharistic Reflection

Friendship is a vital part in the spiritual journey as the heart of the whole. It was not easy for me make friends growing up. I did not fit in easily and was precocious, sensitive, and timid as a kid. My first real friends helped me to grow as a...

Belief and Wonder: A Eucharistic Reflection

The Holy Eucharist is by its very nature grace shrouded in ordinary elements. The Eucharist maintains the appearance and accidents of unleavened bread and dry, red wine. These accidental qualities belie the true substance of the Holy One Himself...