Where would we expect to find the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords? Anywhere but the humble bread on the humble altar of a humble church. Christ becomes present in bread and wine not to “wow” us but to “woo” us. The King of all Hearts wants to be the King of your heart. Will you let Him in?
Our parents fed us, first milk, then solid food, now the best food of all: the Eucharist. The Eucharist is when Jesus, the good Shepherd, feeds us, his sheep. This Shepherd became a sheep, the Lamb of God, and then died for His sheep. When we were baptized we were clothed in white and became God’s sheep. Now the sheep come forward to eat from their Shepherd’s hand.
Communion means Jesus is always with us; we are never alone. Mass has taught us so many wonderful things that we must go tell the whole world the Good News of God’s love! That’s a big job but we can do it because we have union with Jesus. When people see us, they should see Jesus in us. Go live the Gospel of the Lord! (3 Mar 2013)
Jesus wanted to give his friends the very best, so He gave them himself. At the Last Supper He offered them His Body and Blood and told them, “Do this in memory of me.” When we gather at Mass and remember Jesus, we become participants in His story: Sitting in Mass is like sitting at the last supper; Kneeling is like kneeling on Calvary; Standing is like standing at the empty tomb. He comes to give us His own heart, and He only asks for one thing on return: Will you give God your heart? (3 Feb 2013)
Even though the door is locked, Jesus appears in the middle of the disciples. They [...]
Ordination and Marriage involving placing one’s life in the hands of another. God invites us to place our life in His hands, but we hesitate. So, even though we are unworthy of it, God places His life in our hands. What are you going to do with it? [click on the article for audio content]
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