eucharist Archive

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Initiatives on Eucharist aim to give Catholics better understanding

WASHINGTON (CNS) — This past June at their annual meeting, the U.S. bishops spoke about helping Catholics come to a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Eucharist through an upcoming […]

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Vatican

Eucharist heals from idolatry of ‘self,’ pope says at Mass in Budapest

BUDAPEST, Hungary (CNS) — Spending time in adoration of the Blessed Sacrament can heal Christians from a self-absorbed religiosity that is ostentatious and triumphalist, Pope Francis said. Presiding over the […]

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Eucharist document should unite, not divide, the Church, panelists advise

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, in the middle of drafting a teaching document on the Eucharist, received words of advice from a panel convened July 28 to discuss the […]

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Communion proposal highlights bishops’ meeting 

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Eucharist was a major focus of the U.S bishops’ June 16-18 virtual spring assembly. On June 17, they heard a full presentation on a proposal to […]

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Interview: Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades on eucharistic consistency and the forthcoming bishops’ statement

In the months leading up to the U.S. bishops’ spring general assembly June 16-18, headlines in both secular and Catholic media focused primarily on one issue: the potential of a […]

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Perspective

This is what it means to receive the Eucharist

Dear first communicants, Congratulations! What a special time this is. It is the moment you receive Jesus in the Eucharist for the first time. What a blessing, and what a […]

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Perspective

Numbers down and ‘nones’ up, where to now?

As if the bishops needed anything more to worry about these days, Gallup released a poll just before Easter documenting a sharp decline in religious membership among Americans over the […]

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Diocese

Expressing love for the Eucharist

Let’s face it. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected not only the physical, mental and emotional health of everyone in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, it has deeply affected their […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Receiving the Eucharist is communion with Jesus

Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ John 6:51-58 This weekend, the Church celebrates the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ, or as perhaps it is better […]

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Diocese

Love of the Eucharist draws grandfather to reconciliation

After being away from the Catholic Church for 40 years, one man’s return to the faith was simply a matter of listening to the still, small voice speaking within. “You […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

The Eucharist: the New Manna from Heaven

This Sunday, we will be celebrating the beautiful Eucharistic feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). On this day, the Church gives thanks to God […]