Eating His Body and Drinking His Blood vs. Tea and Toast

When I eat a piece of toast and drink a cup of tea, The tea and toast become part of me. BUT When I eat His Body and drink His Blood, I become part of Christ. Too often I think  I am making room for the Eucharist within the confines of my puny self. YET…… Continue reading Eating His Body and Drinking His Blood vs. Tea and Toast

Pope Francis: How Do We Live Out the Eucharist?

As faithful Catholics, how exactly are we living out the Eucharist  both during the Mass itself and after it is over? This is the basic question posed by Pope Francis during the second part of his teaching on the Eucharist . In the first teaching, the pope reminded us about our real communion with Jesus and his…… Continue reading Pope Francis: How Do We Live Out the Eucharist?

“Lord, to whom shall we go?

An intense craving for the Body and Blood of the Lord drove me into the Roman Catholic Church 40 years ago this June.  John 6: “Very truly I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. 54 Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal…… Continue reading “Lord, to whom shall we go?

Sabbath Moments – Spiritual Communion

Sabbath moments are a way of taking time to rest in God, to enjoy God in silence or in nature. The word sabbath comes from a Hebrew word meaning “cease.” And that is what we need to do sometimes, cease our activity and live in the moment and breathe in God.  I  am learning to…… Continue reading Sabbath Moments – Spiritual Communion

Mary is Living in my Heart? Help!

What would be the absolute worst thing that could happen to a nice Protestant girl? Why Mary, the Blessed Virgin, would do a little interior house cleaning, then make a home for herself in the poor girl’s heart, that’s what! If that was not bad enough, this perplexed young woman’s belief system would stay staunchly anti-Catholic…… Continue reading Mary is Living in my Heart? Help!