One High Priest, One Sacrifice

Christ–the one High Priest and one Sacrifice–acts through the priests of His Catholic Church. When the priest consecrates the bread and wine, it is Jesus who offers Himself to us, saying: “This is my Body, which is given up for you.” And when we go to Confession, it is Jesus who says: “Your sins are forgiven–go in peace.”

The Eucharistic Miracles of St. Catherine of Siena

For the last seven years of her life, Catherine ate nothing besides the Eucharist–Yes, you read that correctly! Astoundingly, by a special miracle she was literally nourished by Christ alone and was able to carry out her many works of service and counsel with surprising energy. Many people had their doubts about whether this was true, but here is why the accounts are strongly convincing:

A Witness to the Eucharist in the Early Church: St. Ignatius of Antioch

Today is the feast day of St. Ignatius of Antioch, perhaps one of the most prominent Christian figures during the early Church. He was a disciple of the Apostle John, and was appointed Bishop of Antioch by the Apostle Peter himself.[1] This close association with the apostles, along with the fact that he was willing…

Is the Eucharist Biblical?

For those of you who aren’t Catholic, I just wanted to share with you (and my fellow Catholics) one of the reasons I love being Catholic. During quarantine, I’ve missed being able to go to Adoration (prayer in front of the Blessed Sacrament, the bread that we truly believe is the Body of Christ) and…

Unity in the Eucharist

As a Catholic, the Eucharist is very dear to my heart, and it saddens me that other Christians don’t get to experience this incredible mystery. It is such an incredible gift. God gives Himself to us in a very beautiful and intimate way—literally gives Himself to us, body and blood. Personally, I am very much…