Book Discussion Group
Focusing on Catholic Spirituality and Practices, this group meets to discuss chosen titles meeting on a Saturday on Oct. 14, Jan. 20, and May 18 at 10 a.m. The next discussion is on
This is my Body: A Call to Eucharistic Revival by Bishop Robert Barron, Sat. Oct. 14, 10 a.m.
A recent survey revealed that 69% of Catholics do not believe in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. For the majority of Catholics today, the Eucharist is merely a symbol of Christ, and the Mass is merely a collectivity of like-minded individuals gathering to remember His life.
This indicates a spiritual disaster, for the Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life.” In response, Bishop Robert Barron began working with his brother bishops on a solution. From these conversations, the National Eucharistic Revival was born.
This Is My Body: A Call to Eucharistic Revival is designed to accompany that revival. In this brief but illuminating text, Bishop Barron offers a threefold analysis of the Eucharist as sacred meal, sacrifice, and Real Presence, helping readers to understand the sacrament of Jesus’ Body and Blood more thoroughly so that they might fall in love with Him more completely.
Discover the profound truth flowing out of Jesus’ words at the Last Supper: “Take, eat; this is my body. . . . Drink from it, all of you; for this is my blood of the covenant.”
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