Results from Tag: 'holy eucharist'
SCRIPTURES & ART: What Jesus speaks of today is stupendous, mind-boggling, so utterly gratuitous that it rightly engenders awe — and wrongly engenders resistance.
These are some lenses through which to read the ‘Statement of Principles’ on the reception of Holy Communion, and a breakdown of the Statement’s most glaring weaknesses.
The U.S. Bishops will gather virtually next week for their spring meeting, and at the top of their agenda is the Holy Eucharist. While the Bishops will consider drafting a formal statement on the Eucharist in the life of the Church, they will also be hearing about a proposed plan for a Eucharistic revival to deepen a greater understanding and love of the Real Presence among the faithful. On Register Radio David Spesia, Executive Director of Evangelization and Catechesis for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, gives us a preview of this crucial initiative. And then, in honor of the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we are joined by Emily Jaminet to discuss her book, Secrets of the Sacred Heart: Twelve Ways to Claim Jesus' Promises in Your Life.
SCRIPTURES & ART: Peter Paul Rubens’ “Last Supper” painting imparts key lessons for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi
Archbishop Cordileone ‘Deeply Grieved’ by Attempts to Delay Consideration of Eucharistic Teaching Document
Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago had recently written to the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, asking that any discussion of “Eucharistic worthiness and other issues raised by the Holy See” by the bishops be postponed, until the conference can meet again in-person.
This summer a Pew research study found that only 31% of Catholics believe in the Real Presence. The Register recently published a special section on this doctrine, seeking to help reignite belief and zeal for the Holy Eucharist. This week on Register Radio we talk to Dr. Scott Hahn, who has written extensively on this “inestimable gift” and recently released The Eucharist in Scripture, a video series and study guide based on his books The Lamb’s Supper, The Fourth Cup and Consuming the Word.