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“Do this in memory of me.” Jesus first spoke these words to His disciples as they gathered with Him in the Upper Room to eat the Passover meal on the eve of His Passion. He continues to speak these words to us at every Mass, at the end of the …

Many people have asked me if leading the National Eucharistic Revival deepened my own relationship with Our Lord in the Eucharist. Indeed, yes! It has been a profound grace of the Revival, and I hope that’s true for many others too. In fact, I believe our Eucharistic Revival will only …

Hundreds of people fanned out on the pavement at the beginning of the Eucharistic procession route, kneeling when the procession passed them and then standing to join in until all the participants were walking the one-mile route. (CT Photo/Gail Finke)
by Sister Constance Veit, lsp During Pentecost weekend I participated in an historic event in New Haven, Connecticut. I was not there to take part in another protest at Yale University, or even to attend any of the graduation ceremonies taking place there. Instead, I joined hundreds of other Catholics …

As I pondered what to say about the Eucharist for this issue of the magazine, I found that I was at a loss for words—I mean that both figuratively and literally. What can I possibly say that those well versed in the study of the Eucharist and theology have not …

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr prepares the Holy Eucharist for the Mass of Thanksgiving for the 150th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Cincinnati at St. Monica-St. George Parish in Cincinnati Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
“Hagan esto en conmemoración mía”. Jesús dijo estas palabras por primera vez a sus discípulos cuando se reunieron con Él en el Cenáculo para comer la cena de Pascua en vísperas de su Pasión. Él continúa diciéndonos estas palabras en cada Misa, al final de la consagración del pan y …

UD's Immaculate Conception Chapel at sunset for Christmas at UD. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Father William Joseph Chaminade founded the Society of Mary in 1817, in the aftermath of the French Revolution. Born in 1761, as a young priest he barely survived the Revolution’s carnage and terror. When the revolutionary government demanded every priest in the country swear allegiance to the new government or …

“Let’s talk about Mary,” I said, sitting in the office of my former Director of Religious Education (DRE). While I discerned whether to convert to Catholicism, my husband and I met one-on-one with our parish DRE for a couple of months. I still had a few things to clear up …

Many families annually prepare a special May Altar in their homes to honor the Blessed Mother. This space, set aside with an image or statue of Mary and decorated with flowers and candles, is just one example of the various ways in which Catholics show their devotion to the Mother …

Deacon Mark Machuga, Director of the Permanent Diaconate Office, and Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr process at the Ordination of Deacons (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Cada año muchas familias preparan un altar especial de mayo en sus hogares para honrar a la Santísima Madre. Este espacio, reservado para una imagen o estatua de María y adornado con flores y velas, es solo un ejemplo de las diversas formas en que los católicos muestran su devoción …

My husband, Mark, and I sat in the dark room at the doctor’s office, excitedly waiting for the ultrasound technician to show us a glimpse of our first unborn child. The tech grabbed the wand, reached for the bottle of gel, asked me to roll up my shirt, and secured …