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The Gloria Purvis Podcast
On the season premiere of “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” Gloria speaks with Bishop Andrew Cozzens about the meaning of the Eucharist, the eucharistic revival and the importance of encounter in creating missionary disciples.
Deacon Rachid Murad offers the chalice to a communicant after his ordination to the diaconate at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Brooklyn, N.Y., on May 25, 2019. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
FaithFaith in Focus
Terence Sweeney
After two years without it, I fear we are forgetting what is so precious about Christ’s blood and the reception of Communion in both forms.
FaithShort Take
Patrick Cullinan
It is my hope that the bishops’ campaign inspires not just an intellectual conversion but a religious conversion, propelling American Catholics to fight for a more just economy and a more Christian society.
The Eucharist rests on a golden paten, stacked atop a golden chalice, upon the altar
Thomas Reese - Religion News Service
Pope Francis's latest apostolic letter neglects to address the needs of the vast majority of Catholics, who accept the Novus Ordo but still do not fully understand the Eucharist.
The Editors
The danger we face as a church is not so much hostility toward the church and its sacraments, but apathy.
FaithFaith and Reason
Joe Laramie, S.J.
The writings of St. Ignatius Loyola and the traditional Catholic devotion to the Sacred Heart highlight a specific aspect of the Eucharist: friendship.