From today’s Gospel reading:
they were eating Jesus took bread, said the blessing,
it, gave it to them, and said, "Take it, this is my body."
he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them
they all drank from it.
said to them, "This is my blood of the covenant,
will be shed for many."
Jesus’ sacrifice wasn’t just his death on the cross, his whole
life was a gift of himself to humanity. By receiving the Body and
Blood of Christ today in the Eucharist, we are asking for the
nourishment and strength, indeed, the very life of Jesus, to help us
do what he did – to offer our lives as a gift to those we are called
So we ask ourselves:
- How are the daily sacrifices I make like the ones Jesus
- How does my life reflect the true presence of Christ in the