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Corpus Christi in Stained Glass

The feast of Corpus Christi is essentially, it is a special rejoicing in the Eucharist.

Yes, I Believe

It was Divine Mercy Sunday when three things joined together in my mind. Two babies were being Christened at the beginning of Mass, and we all joined in affirming our faith…. “I believe in the resurrection of the body and life everlasting”…. How could our material bodies last forever? My doubting mind wondered. Then came […]

A Foretaste of Heaven

After my last column on the “Lamb of God” as one of the most hallowed Christian phrases for referring to Jesus, I was asked by a reader to explain the phrase “the supper of the Lamb”. The phrase is from the Invitation to Communion when, after genuflecting, the priest takes the host and holds it […]

A-Dieu : A Eucharistic Reflection

“Truly, I say to you, I will not taste the fruit of the vine again until the day I drink the new wine in the kingdom of God.” Mark 14:25 This statement by Jesus strikes me as very important. Jesus is stating that the gift of the Eucharist he is leaving his disciples is a […]