WHAT IS THE EUCHARIST?
WHERE IS THE EUCHARIST MENTIONED IN THE BIBLE?
WHY DOES JESUS GIVE HIMSELF TO US AS FOOD AND DRINK?
The term “Eucharist” originates from the Greek word eucharistia, meaning thanksgiving.
Explore the following resources to have these questions answered and to learn more about the source and summit of the Christian life.
THE NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC REVIVAL
We all need healing, yet many of us are separated from the very source of our strength.
Jesus Christ invites us to return to the source and summit of our faith in the celebration of the Eucharist. The National Eucharistic Revival is a movement to restore understanding and devotion to this great mystery here in the United States by helping us renew our worship of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.
Click below to hear Mother Teresa speak on the Eucharist.
Fr. Mike Schmitz
The Shocking Reality of the Eucharist
The Disciples Doubted the Eucharist. Do You?
Why Non-Catholics Can't Receive Communion
BY EATING THE EUCHARIST,
WHAT IS CONSUMED?
If "God is Love"…
1 John 4:16
And "the Word was God"…
And if Jesus is the Word
("the Word became flesh and dwelt among us")…
And is also "the Way, the Truth, and the Life"…
…Since Jesus said “This is My Body” when instituting the Eucharist…
...By worthily consuming the Eucharist,
what is consumed is the fulfillment of the Word,
the Way to Heaven, pure Truth, pure Life,
and pure Love
The earliest Christians, known as the early Church Fathers, wrote in ancient Greek and Latin on the topic of the Eucharist in the years following Jesus' Death and Resurrection. See what they had to say about the Real Presence in this list of short quotes from some of their writings.
DOCUMENTED EUCHARISTIC MIRACLES
There have been many, many instances of Eucharistic miracles over the centuries. In some cases, the Host begins to bleed; in others, the Host's appearances change to human flesh. Many doctors and scientists have investigated these cases and proven their authenticity. We have the 15-year-old Italian computer programmer, Blessed Carlo Acutis, to thank for the following list of miracles that he compiled on his website before his death in 2006.
GO ON A DEEP DIVE
Gain a deeper understanding on why the Eucharist is real with this 10-part series. Louisiana native
Dr. Brant Pitre digs down to the biblical roots of the Eucharist through its foreshadowing in the miraculous events of the Old Testament, the Gospels, and Apostolic teaching.
COME AND SEE
Jesus is physically present in thousands of adoration chapels around the world. Use this site to look for one nearby, and go spend time with your Creator, Savior, and King!
"Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will enter his house and dine with him, and he with Me."