H Religion 11
14 October 2018
The Eucharist Sustains Us
2 a. The Bishop of Rochester talks about the positive things about the Eucharist. He says that people gather to renew our love and devotion to Jesus Christ who is truly present in the most holy Eucharist. The issue today is that many people go to celebrate the Eucharistic sacrament with God, but they don’t actually know the full meaning about this or why we do it
2 b. The whole article supports the eucharistic liturgy / sacrifice. The article says that the Eucharistic Sacrifice is the memorial of the death and resurrection of the Lord, in which the sacrifice of the cross is perpetuated over the centuries. The Bishop of Rochester says that realizing in the sacraments, especially in the Eucharist, we are all able to fully understand that Jesus wants come to us. Also we are able to realize that the sacraments are God’s gift to us and that he graciously invites us to participate in his life through these personal encounters with him.
2 c. The Catholic Church would 100% support this article about the Eucharistic Sacrament. The article talks about the Eucharistic teachings of the Catholic Church and how people can have the full understanding of this sacrament. Knowing the full meaning about the Eucharistic Sacrament is vital so because we have to know why we go and celebrate with God. The church would give out a very positive reaction of this news article because this backs up the Church’s teachings
3 a. This article would affect my life in a positive way and it would also better my beliefs. I am a Catholic and I know quite a bit about the church and it’s teachings, but I feel like I could still be a way better Catholic and this article helps remind me how I can be a better Catholic. For example when people approach the celebration of holy mass or any of the sacraments with this spirit of gratitude, it essentially changes our attitude toward the sacramental nature of the church and moves us closer towards God because we are celebrating with him. When I go and celebrate, I sometimes don’t know what the full meaning behind the celebration is and the article explains very clearly how us as Catholics can better understand the Eucharistic Sacrament
3 b. I greatly agree with the author’s stance (Bishop of Rochester) for a couple of reasons. The first reason is that he has a great point about the Eucharistic teachings and how we as Catholics can fully understand the connection that we have with Jesus during the Eucharistic Sacrifice. The second reason is that the Bishop talks thoroughly about the Eucharistic sacrament and he also says that m...