Prayers, reflections, and other information on the Holy Eucharist
“The most marvelous, abiding
gift of Christ’s resurrection is the holy Eucharist, which offers
to us, who profess our Catholic faith, the very body and blood,
soul and divinity of God’s only begotten son.”
“I encourage you to join us for this special gathering. I
also encourage parishes to have their own local processions. Our
belief in the real presence of Jesus Christ in the holy Eucharist
is a central tenet of our Catholic faith. We ought not hide that
belief under a bushel basket, but rather publicly display it for
all the world to see!”
—The Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, Archbishop of St. Paul and
Minneapolis, “Celebrating the Real Presence,” That They May All Be One,
The Catholic Spirit,
May 22, 2008.
“I am fully convinced that
we ought never celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi without a
procession.... As you leave the Church and get into your cars
to go home, think of yourselves as continuing the procession
that we have just experienced. This is quite possible because
you are actually carrying within you the Body and Blood of our
Lord Jesus Christ. Take that presence proudly and with full
consciousness to all those you will meet during this next
week. Share that presence joyfully and lovingly with every
person you see—wherever they live, wherever they work,
wherever they socialize. Let your personal Corpus Christi
procession bring Christ to the world of your every day life.”
—The Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, Archbishop of St. Paul
and Minneapolis, homily, Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession,
Cathedral of St. Paul, May 25, 2008.
Corpus Christi and Eucharistic processions
Reflections by Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI
Reflections by Pope John Paul II and Paul VI (Holy See roundup for Year of
Meditations through the ages
Eucharistic Saints (Fr. John A. Hardon, SJ)
ON THE EUCHARIST
Questions on the Holy
Eucharist with Answers from the Catechism of the Catholic Church
Corpus Christi Catechism Fund bookmark questions and answers.
The Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Sacrament of the Eucharist: Basic Questions and Answers
La Presencia real de Jesucristo en el sacramento de la Eucaristía
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2001.
Happy Are Those Who Are Called to His Supper: On Preparing to Receive Christ Worthily in the Eucharist (PDF)
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2006.
Quiz on the Eucharist I
Quiz on the Eucharist II
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Office for the Catechism.
Quizzes to test your knowledge of the Catechism on the Holy Eucharist.
Questions and Answers
on the Eucharist
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Pennsylvania, 2000.
FIND HOLY MASS & EUCHARISTIC ADORATION CHAPELS
Locate Mass times and locations anywhere in the U.S.—great for
vacations and other travels.
Eucharistic Adoration Chapels
Locate adoration chapels throughout the Archdiocese and U.S.
ARTICLES ON THE EUCHARIST
Do This In Memory of Me:
The Sacred Liturgy as the Splendor of God’s Eternal Glory (English PDF)
Most. Rev. John C. Nienstedt, pastoral letter, 2011
The Holy Eucharist Unites
Heaven and Earth
Francis Cardinal Arinze, address, Eucharistic
Congress held at
the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception,
September 25, 2004.
The Reverence due
to the Holy Eucharist
Francis Cardinal Arinze, address, The Church Teaches Forum,
Louisville, Ky., July 18, 2003.
The Reality of the Real Presence
Donald J. Keefe, SJ
The Real Presence
Quotations from the Fathers of the Church.
Veneration of the Holy of Holies
A reconsideration of Eucharistic adoration
by Hans Urs von Balthasar (Elucidations).
Posted on A Catholic Page for Lovers.
(from Three Ages of the Interior Life)
Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, OP
YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST SERIES
Meditation on the Holy Eucharist (Dr. Chris Thompson)
The Real Presence(s) of Christ in the Life and Thought of Dorothy Day (Dr. Thomas Loome)
The Eucharist as Divinizer (Father Sharbel Maroun)
Overcoming the Disconnection Between Work and Liturgy
(Dr. Michael Naughton)
COLLECTIONS ON THE EUCHARIST
The Real Presence
Association: Eucharist Index
Scripture, Vatican II, Eucharistic
Miracles, Early Christianity.
The Real Presence Association: Real Presence
Articles and audio programs on the Eucharist.
on the Eucharist
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Committee
on Divine Worship
Archdiocese of St.
Paul and Minneapolis
Catholics United for the Faith
(including “Faith Facts”)
Eternal Word Television Network (ETWN)
Conference of Catholic Bishops
Vatican - Holy See
/ La Santa Sede
ZENIT News Agency /
agencia de noticias
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