Posts tagged Eucharist

The Adoration of the Lamb, Hubert van Eyck (c.1385–1426) and Jan van Eyck (c.1390–1441); c.1432; St Bavo’s Cathedral, Ghent

Christ within the veil hath entered

Fr Neil’s homily for Corpus Christi, 6 June 2021 As they were eating, he took bread, and blessed, and broke it, and gave it to them, and said, “Take; this is my body.” All the readings in mass today explore elements of the ritual sacrifice of Israel. The Exodus reading is the establishing of the […]

Cardinal Sarah’s important advice on the Eucharist.

On Sunday as we were celebrating Corpus Christi, Fr Neil gave out two articles to read. One referred to how we receive the sacrament and the other was a copy on “Eastward facing” which Fr Neil had produced a few months ago. The decision to hand these out was prompted by an interview with Cardinal […]

Humility and Servanthood: Maundy Thursday Homily.

Why, on the night that Jesus institutes the Eucharist at the Last Supper, does he begin the evening by washing the disciples’ feet? What is the connection? Jesus has a way of taking the familiar and turning the meaning on its head. Echoed throughout his teaching is the lesson of humility: If you want to […]