Treating Eucharist like fast food? This book can help

Denver native Francis J. Pierson, 65, is an author, blogger, composer and former cartographer whose previous books explored Colorado’s mining history and Denver’s architecture. His newest book, Word Without End: […]

Celiac or Gluten-free? Common FAQ’s for Communion

With news circulating earlier this month that people with celiac disease were banned from receiving Communion, it led to a lot of confusion. Here’s a quick list of FAQ’s to […]

Fear not, Celiacs: The Eucharist is still for you, too

Vatican City, Jul 11, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The norms regarding gluten and Communion hosts that went viral this weekend are nothing new in the Catholic Church. On […]

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He’s not “turning his back to the people”

Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, caused a rumpus earlier this summer by proposing to a meeting of liturgists […]

In the flesh: A doubting monk and the Eucharistic miracle in Lanciano

Eucharistic miracles are a fascinating phenomenon within the Church’s rich history. As with many concepts of the Catholic faith, they’re not easily understood, grasped or even accepted; they require a […]

Saints Among Us

Amid the many theological and pastoral reasons for lowering the age of confirmation and restoring it to its original place before first Eucharist, none ranks higher for Archbishop Samuel J. […]

A brief catechism on the “restored order”

Are you confused by all the talk of the “restored order”? Are you unfamiliar with terms such as “sacraments of initiation” and “age of reason”? Don’t worry; it’s all quite […]

Archbishop to discuss restored order of sacraments of initiation

Archbishop Samuel Aquila will host a live phone call at the end of the month to discuss his initiative to restore the sacraments of initiation—baptism, confirmation and Eucharist—to their original […]

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QUIZ:  What do you know about the Eucharist?

1. The word “Eucharist” comes from the Greek word eucharistia which means: A. To give glory B. To show love C. To celebrate D. To give thanks 2. Jesus instituted […]

True food? True drink?    

For nearly 2,000 years, the Church has taught that bread and wine consecrated during Mass become the actual body and blood of Jesus. However, almost half of Catholics polled believe […]