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The Eucharistic Chaplet of Saint Oscar Romero

“The saints,” Pope Benedict XVI wrote, “constantly renewed their capacity for love of neighbor from their encounter with the Eucharistic Lord, and conversely this encounter acquired its realism and depth in their service to others” (Deus Caritas Est, 18). This Chaplet inspired by Saint Oscar Romero wonderfully illustrates Pope Benedict XVI’s point. Introduction Saint Oscar […]

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Pondering the Parables: The Parable of the Good Samaritan

In every age we return to the ever-important question asked of Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” The Narrative of the Parable Luke alone, among the evangelists, records this parable, whose protagonist has been memorialized not only in the New Testament scripture but also in our everyday speech. To speak of a “good Samaritan” is to refer […]

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Eymard Along the Journey: Eucharistic Reflections of Saint Peter Julian Eymard

March Saint Peter Julian Eymard desired to have a religious order dedicated to the Eucharist which had professed religious as well as lay members. The lay members are known as Associates of the Blessed Sacrament (or Aggregation of the Blessed Sacrament) and dedicate time in prayer to adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. In 1866, there […]

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“My Lord and My God” – An Inquiry into Our Personal Prayers During the Consecration

What is your response during Mass at the moment of consecration? At the consecration during the eucharistic celebration of the Mass we witness and participate in the transformation of the bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit. It is the mystery of faith that sums […]

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Soul of Christ: Reflections for After Communion

What do you pray after receiving the Eucharist and why? Soul of Christ, sanctify me. Body of Christ, save me. Blood of Christ, inebriate me. Water from the side of Christ, wash me. Passion of Christ, strengthen me. O good Jesus, hear me. Within your wounds, hide me. Let me never be separated from you. […]

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The Eucharist and the Dance of Death

What might Camille Saint-Saëns symphony Dance Macabre inspire in a eucharistic imagination? In June of 2019, my family and I attended the last performance of the 2018-2019 Connecticut Valley Symphony Orchestra Concert Series, a journey through the theme of dance. One of my favorite pieces of the afternoon was the Dance Macabre, by Camille Saint-Saëns. […]

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Eymard Along the Journey: Eucharistic Reflections of Saint Peter Julian Eymard

Eucharistic Abstinence in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic We who have lived through and have survived this pandemic of 2020, have suffered the loss of our beloved family members and faithful friends. We were further asked to walk through the desert of Lent and the glory of the resurrection, without the daily manna — […]

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Triangularity: The Shape of Eucharistic Hospitality

Saint Peter Julian Eymard founded the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament. How did hospitality shape his eucharistic mission? Born from Hospitality Scratch under the surface of any historical account and there is another story ready to be told. The circumstances that gave rise to the emergence of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament in the […]

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Praying the “Our Father” in its Scriptural Context

How does the context of the New Testament enhance our understanding of the Lord’s Prayer? We use words in prayer to keep our mind focused. What better than to use the words of prayer that Jesus left us, to raise our minds and hearts to God amidst the cares of daily life? I propose here […]

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Pondering the Parables: The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats (Mt 25:31-46)

What does it mean to be called a “brother or sister of Christ?” The scene described in this passage of Matthew’s Gospel, the final section of Jesus’ concluding discourse, is one of power and grandeur.  Though it is frequently called a parable, the formal parabolic element here is the comparison of the separation of the nations […]

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