Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

[Excerpted from the May/June 2017 issue; by Barbara Shanahan, an alumna of CTU, who has led the Buffalo, New York, Catholic Bible Studies Program since 1992]

There are several threads that weave together in the readings that can help us ponder the significance of what we celebrate today and every day: the gift of bread and wine that become the source of eternal life for us.