Posts tagged Eucharist
Living and Proclaiming Christ Crucified

"The Spirit of the Lord God has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the lowly, to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners....." When Jesus read this passage from Isaiah, he meant it to be both an introduction to and a table of contents for his ministry. St Paul of the Cross must have heard something similar when the Lord called him:  Paul might well have said: This is the outline of my ministry too

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Trust in Jesus' Power to Provide

Each one of us has heard the words of the Gospel, at least with our ears. Will we listen with our hearts? Will we trust Jesus to multiply whatever it is that we're willing to share with him? Jesus wants to feed and care for the many in our world who are hungry, who are lonely, who are weak, who feel frightened and weak of faith. Jesus says "You and I together can help. Let me know what you are willing to share with me, and I'll provide for their needs.

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Priesthood and Eucharist through the Lens of St. Paul of the Cross'

When Mother Catherine asked that we pick a project for some research on St Paul of the Cross,  I asked myself what might benefit me the most from studying St Paul, in my ministry as a diocesan priest, and as a Passionist Oblate.  I decided to look at something of what St Paul teaches us about the  priest, and the Holy Eucharist.

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