by Bishop Robert Barron . June 23, 2019 .
The Church comes from the Eucharist, for it is the sacrifice that makes saints. The Eucharist is essentially the fullest act of gratitude prefigured in Melchizedek finding its fulfillment in the sacrifice of Christ. Every Mass is a participation in and celebration of this sacrifice, but the feast of Corpus Christi is a time to be especially aware of the gift of the Eucharist.
Catholic Boy to Catholic Man: A Millennial on Why He Remains
by Elizabeth Scalia . June 13, 2019 .
Feast of the Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica
by Fr. Steve Grunow . November 9, 2018 .
Lord, To Whom Shall We Go?
by Bishop Robert Barron . August 26, 2018 .
In today’s Gospel, we see Jesus’ followers reacting to his shocking teaching about eating his flesh and drinking his blood by saying, “This is a hard saying; who can accept it?” To understand Jesus’ meaning, we must understand that he’s not using symbolic or metaphorical language. He’s speaking words of “Spirit and life” which bring into being precisely what they signal.