Revive your Eucharistic faith with this statement from the US Catholic bishops!
The US Catholic bishops offer these reflections on the Eucharistic faith and practice of the Church to encourage Eucharistic renewal in parishes and communities. Reflect on the gift of the Eucharist in Part I and on the response of the faithful to this gift in Part II.
Use this document to help your parish and faith community grow in love for the Eucharistic presence of our Lord. Include readings from this pastoral letter on the Eucharist in catechetical programs, sacramental preparation, religious education, and ongoing faith formation study. The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church can be used for parish catechesis, as well as for individual personal meditation, reflection, and study. Catholics with a heart for Eucharistic devotion will appreciate this reflection of the US Catholic bishops on the mystery of the Eucharist.
This resource can also help your community prepare to engage in the US Catholic bishops’ three-year National Eucharistic Revival, which aims to renew devotion and belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. The Revival launches on the Feast of Corpus Christi, June 19, 2022, and will conclude with the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress, taking place July 17-21, 2024. For more information, visit https://eucharisticrevival.org/.
Read this statement today to reflect on “the Eucharistic faith and practice of the Church” and prepare yourself to “enter more deeply by faith and love into this great Mystery of Mysteries” (no 58).