Opening the Word: The Bridegroom

The wedding at Cana points to Christ’s role as the eternal bridegroom who comes in the ...

A grotesque request?

We are called to eat Christ’s Body and Blood so as to become one with him in a ...

The scandal of love

We are Christ’s body; to ‘gnaw’ on his flesh means to love, trust amid the ...

Norms at the altar

To properly consecrate the Eucharist, the elements must be on the altar and within the ...

Why should we stay?

Amid a new wave of the clergy abuse crisis, we stay with the Church because it holds ...

Opening the Word: Eucharist as waybread

As pilgrims on a journey toward heaven, we are fed by the life-giving Body and Blood ...

Body of Christ

In receiving the Eucharist under either species, one receives the whole of Christ, ...

Opening the Word: Eucharistic comedy

Corpus Christi reminds us that Jesus has sealed us in the new covenant, the ultimate ...

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Corpus Christi vividly reminds us to reverence the central mystery of the Faith and ...

‘Adoration of the Mystic Lamb’

St. Bavo’s Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium — c. 1417-32

Why we ‘take up the gifts’

In delivering the bread and wine to the altar, the laity are participating in Christ’s ...
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