Category: Eucharist

Let Us Prepare for Union

What is the best preparation for Holy Communion? Find out when Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this meditation on the Eucharist, an excerpt from his Carmelite classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Why did Jesus institute the Eucharist? Fr. Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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The Sacrament of Union

Today, on Holy Thursday, we celebrate both the institution of the priesthood and the Sacrament of Union with Christ. Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects, in an excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy”.

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Corpus Christi Sunday: A Symbolic Solemnity?

Is Corpus Christi Sunday just a symbolic solemnity? How do the Greek words of Scripture figure into this? Find out as Dr. Joseph Hollcraft shares a Scripture-based apologetical conversation with a friend.

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Joy in Holy Communion

Joy in Holy Communion

“At Communion you see Jesus with eyes of faith and your heart rejoices.” Read more from Fr. Lovasik’s book “The Basic Book of the Eucharist.”

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Holy Thursday – The Real Presence

The Real Presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist, the sacrament which Jesus established on the night of the Last Supper: Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen reflects in this excerpt from his Carmelite meditation classic “Divine Intimacy”.

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Why Communion on the Tongue? Part II of II

Why does the Church see communion on the tongue as the more suitable way of receiving the Eucharist? Find out when Christopher Carstens offers three reflections on Eucharistic Communion, in part two of this two-part series.

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Communion

Why Communion on the Tongue? Part I of II

Why might communion on the tongue be more reverential of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament than receiving in the hand? Find out as Christopher Carstens begins a two-part series exploring the theological significance of receiving the Eucharist on the tongue.

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Corpus Christi

How did the Solemnity of Corpus Christi get its start? What is the Sacrum Convivium? Find out as Liz Estler explains and reflects on this feast.

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Mystery of Love

Mystery of Love Presence of God – O Jesus, help me to penetrate the mystery of Your infinite love, which constrained You to become our

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The Mystery of Faith

The Mystery of Faith Presence of God – O Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Blessed Sacrament of the altar, and I

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