Bishop William Skylstad, a former president of the U.S. bishops' conference, believes that the Eucharist is the solution for today's anxious and frenetic society.
“There’s a sort of unbridled restlessness which touches our lives and touches the life of the culture, constantly searching and sometimes searching in the wrong way. But Jesus today is the answer,” he said in a homily at the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome April 24.
“Indeed, as St. Augustine commented some centuries later, ‘Our souls are restless, Lord, until they rest in thee’; for it is the Eucharist that gives us rest and peace and life, and for that we can be very grateful.”
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