Category: Eucharist

The Antidote for Death: Living Bread

“In this Sacrament, He can even baptize us in deep silence until our whole being joins the hosts of heaven in the aching joy of hymns of praise.” Dr. Lilles continues a series on the Real Presence.

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Why Do So Few Believe in the Real Presence?

“Catholics do not believe in the Real Presence of the Risen Lord because teachers, ministers, and public voices have winked at evil and rejected the demands of the Gospel. We wanted the comfortable and the reality of this Presence was inconvenient.” Dr. Lilles knocks it out of the park today on the blog.

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The Invitation to the Banquet

How do you respond to Jesus’ banquet invitation? Reflect with Father Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen in this excerpt from his classic Carmelite meditation book “Divine Intimacy” on today’s solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, also known as “Corpus Christi”.

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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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