It is a very strange situation to be in: you’re standing outside of mass greeting people as they arrive, and someone walks in drinking coffee or finishing some food. It’s rare, but it happens. Far more common is… Read More
Christ is really present in the Eucharist. But what do we mean by “real”?
The Eucharist is the source and summit of our lives as Christians. Sometimes we don’t treat it that way.
There are a few meals that I will never forget as long as I live. I’ll never forget Thanksgiving dinner with my family some years back. We all tried our best to be as behaved and formal as… Read More
In each of the four eucharistic prayers in the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church, the words “Do this in memory of me” are spoken by the priest in what is called the Institution Narrative. Although some of… Read More