Catholics Must Be Coherent on the Eucharist

Catholics Must Be Coherent on the Eucharist
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In his encyclical Ecclesia de Eucharistia, Pope St. John Paul II invited Catholics to "rekindle" our sense of "Eucharistic amazement," for "the Church draws her life from the Eucharist," which "recapitulates the heart of the mystery of the Church" -- Christ's glorified, abiding presence with, in, and through his people, fulfilling his promise to remain with us "to the close of the age" (Matthew 28:20). In the Eucharist, the Church meets her Lord "with unique intensity." Thus the celebration of the Eucharist is not just something the Church does; the celebration of the Eucharist singularly embodies what the Church is.

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