Tag Archives: The Eucharist

For Pascal’s Thoughts On The Mystery Of Corpus Christi

Back when I was toying around with the idea of actually trying to be a Christian, I personally got a nice kick in the rear from reading Blaise Pascal’s thought #224 on the Eucharist, How I hate these follies of … Continue reading

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Your Pope Francis Photograph Of The Day

The Chalice, like a Boss. *image is from a Mass celebrated by the Holy Father in Aparecida, Brazil, Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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My Family And I Spent The Weekend With Jesus, And 5,000 of His Friends…

The occasion was the first Eucharistic Congress ever held in the Diocese of Knoxville. Why now? It was the Jubilee celebration of the diocese’s 25th Anniversary. The theme? His Presence + Our Faith + Families Together In Christ. Some of … Continue reading

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To Join Pope Francis In Adoration Of Our Eucharistic Lord…UPDATED

Right here. Right now.

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You Never Know When the Pope Will Show Up and Say Mass…UPDATED

..if you are anywhere near Saint Martha’s House (Domus Sanctæ Marthæ), that is. This is one of those cases where the photographs arrive before the backstory*. He didn’t just sneak in and worship in the back row, though. He celebrated … Continue reading

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Was This the First Time In History That the Bishop of Constantinople Attended the Installation of the Bishop of Rome? UPDATED

You’ve heard reports about the fact that the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s attendance at the installation of Pope Francis was big news. It would be the first time it had happened in close to a thousand years, we were told. But … Continue reading

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When it Comes to the World, Be Like a Mouse to the Cheese

The Eucharist: the source and summit of the Christian life. Read all about it. 🙂

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Because On this Ship, I Don’t Have to Decide Everything UPDATED

There has been a lot of fur flying around lately regarding prodigal groups (possibly) coming back into the fold, while others get a solid scolding, etc. Since the season of Advent, Catholics have endured changes to the Liturgy and a … Continue reading

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How to Approach Christ in the Eucharist (A Few Words for Wednesday)

The Eucharist has been on my mind lately. This evening at our parish, my wife and I finished a six week long reading and discussion of Brant Pitre’s, Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist. What a delight and … Continue reading

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