We’re in Easter season. History pivoted on the events commemorated by what we Roman Catholics call the Easter Triduum.
The Last Supper, the Crucifixion, and Christ’s Resurrection changed the world forever. The shockwaves of those three days are felt to this day. The way religious services evolved were formed by the events of the Triduum as early Christians built upon the religious practices of the Jews.
Central to Christian worship from those early days is the representation of the Last Supper, which Roman Catholics call the Eucharistic Sacrifice…Read More
I know a guy who can’t talk about Holy Eucharist without getting choked up.
For this Catholic convert, the act of taking Christ’s body, soul, and divinity into his body is moving beyond words.
He tries, I think very effectively, to explain his thoughts and feelings on these frequent encounters with Christ, but words are inadequate.
Catholicism, more than any other Christian denomination, encourages a uniquely “personal relationship with Christ,” none more than experiencing Holy Eucharist…Read More
So why do Catholics worship the way we do? Thousands of books have been written on the subject that explain all of this in a very scholarly way.
Here’s a quick, simple explanation: