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“On the feast of Corpus Christi”

``This is my Body ... '', and the immolation of Jesus took place, hidden under the appearances of the bread. He is now there, with his Flesh and with his Blood, with his Soul and with his Divinity. He is the same as on the day that Thomas placed his fingers in His glorious Wounds. And yet, on so many occasions, you saunter by, giving not even a hint of a greeting out of simple good manners that you would give to any person you knew when you met him. You have much less faith than Thomas! (Furrow, 684)

Saint Josemaria's First Holy Communion

Saint Josemaria's First Holy Communion

Saint Josemaria made his First Communion on 23 April 1912, exactly ten years after his Confirmation. It was the feast of Saint George, patron saint of Aragon and Catalonia, and the traditional day for First Communion ceremonies.

"Sin always cuts, separates, divides"

"Sin always cuts, separates, divides"

Continuing his catechesis on the Eucharist, on Wednesday January 3 Pope Francis spoke about the penitential act at the beginning of Mass to prepare ourselves to celebrate the Holy Mysteries worthily.

From the Pope
The Eucharist

The Eucharist

"And he took bread, and when he had given thanks he broke it and gave it to them, saying, 'This is my body which is given for you. Do this in memory of me.' And likewise the cup after supper, saying, 'This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in my blood.'" (Lk 22:19-20)

Holy Mass

During his catechesis in Spain in 1972, St Josemaria spoke of the importance of the Holy Mass and the ministerial priesthood.