(via LifeSite) Bishop Robert J. Baker, the outgoing head of the Diocese of Birmingham, Alabama, has encouraged his priests to distribute Holy Communion to the faithful on Holy Thursday, the Thursday before Easter. “With this letter I wish to appeal to your pastoral sensitivity and ask that you find an appropriate way to distribute Holy… Continue reading U.S. Bishop Asks His Priests to Give Communion on Holy Thursday
Act of Spiritual Communion Prayer My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself… Continue reading Spiritual Communion Prayers
February 2, 2020 – “…You will find strength in the Eucharist-my Son who feeds you with His Body and strengthens you with His Blood…” “I am the bread of life. Your ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness, yet they died. But here is the bread that comes down from heaven, which anyone may eat and… Continue reading Reflection – “You Will Find Strength in the Eucharist…”
October 2, 2019 – “…My children, apostles of my love, adore my Son with me and love Him above all. Always strive to live in His truth…” “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’[c]; and, ‘Love your neighbor… Continue reading Reflection – “Adore My Son with Me…”
August 2, 2019 – “Dear children! Great is the love of my Son. If you were to come to know the greatness of His love, you would never cease to adore and thank Him. He is always alive with you in the Eucharist, because the Eucharist is His Heart. The Eucharist is the heart of… Continue reading Reflection – “Great is the Love of my Son…”
February 2, 2019 – “…My Son gives Himself to you and breaks the bread with you. He speaks the words of eternal life to you so that you may carry them to everyone. And you, my children, apostles of my love, what are you afraid of when my Son is with you? Offer your souls… Continue reading Reflection – The Bread of Life!
June 2, 2018 – “…My children, the Eucharist-my Son alive among you-His words will help you comprehend, because His word is life, His word makes the soul breath, His word brings about cognition of love.” The Most Holy and Blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist is as Catechism states, “the sum and summary of our faith.”… Continue reading Reflection – Contemplating the Holy Eucharist