Eucharist

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Tabernacle retrieved intact from church destroyed by earthquake in Puerto Rico

Jan 16, 2020

Precariously resting on the edge of an altar leaning forward from the impact of the earthquake that struck Puerto Rico,... Read more

Michigan diocese supports priest accused of LGBT Eucharist 'discrimination'

Nov 27, 2019

By JD Flynn

A Michigan diocese said it supports a priest who told a parishioner that because of her same-sex civil marriage, she... Read more

Tabernacle.

Blessed Sacrament stolen from Texas Catholic parish

Nov 12, 2019

The pastor of a Catholic parish in El Paso, Texas is calling for prayer and reparation after a tabernacle containing... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Cardinal Dolan on Biden communion denial: 'I wouldn't do it'

Oct 31, 2019

By Mary Farrow

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York has responded to questions about the denial of Holy Communion to... Read more

Joe Biden.

Biden denied communion at SC parish over abortion stance

Oct 28, 2019

By Matt Hadro

A South Carolina Catholic priest reportedly denied Holy Communion to  presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday, because of the candidate’s... Read more

Cardinal Robert Sarah celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Sept. 28, 2019.

Cardinal Sarah reflects on the meaning of the priesthood

Sep 29, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Robert Sarah reflected on the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist and the meaning of the priesthood in... Read more

Survey on Catholic belief in the Eucharist prompts calls for better catechesis

Aug 10, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones, Jonah McKeown

After a recent survey found that two-thirds of Catholics do not believe Church teaching about the Real Presence of Christ... Read more

The DeVine Family. Courtesy of the DeVine Family.

How a search for a church, and for truth, led this Protestant family to Catholicism  

Jun 29, 2019

By Jenny Uebbing

Allison DeVine’s conversion began in a preschool classroom.  Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Corpus Christi Mass in Rome's Casal Bertone neighborhood June 23, 2019.

Pope Francis: God’s love can do great things with our littleness

Jun 23, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis said Sunday that the Eucharist exemplifies how God’s love can accomplish great things with very little.  Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Corpus Christi in Ostia June 3, 2018.

Pope Francis: The Eucharist is Jesus alive

Jun 23, 2019

By Courtney Mares

On the feast of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis said that Jesus gave the Church the Eucharist for the salvation of... Read more

Sale of consecrated hosts violates Etsy's policies, website confirms

May 14, 2019

An Etsy representative has clarified that the sale of consecrated hosts for the purpose of desecration is a violation of... Read more

Pope Francis said a First Communion Mass in Rakovski, Bulgaria May 6, 2019.

Pope Francis says First Communion Mass in Bulgaria

May 6, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Monday gave First Communion to 245 boys and girls in Rakovski, Bulgaria, telling them the Lord wants them... Read more

Phoenix Eucharistic retreat seeks to foster sacramental devotion

Mar 24, 2019

At the end of this month, the Diocese of Phoenix will host a retreat that aims to inspire devotion to... Read more

The office of the Taoiseach in Dublin, Ireland.

Report: Pro-choice Irish pol denied Eucharist

Jan 28, 2019

A pro-choice Irish legislator has been denied the reception of Holy Communion, after he announced that he had voted in... Read more

Full of Grace Cafe. Photo courtesy of Fr. Joshua Johnson.

Full of Grace Cafe: Small-town parish opens thriving coffee shop, community center

Dec 18, 2018

By Mary Farrow

When Fr. Josh Johnson arrived as pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church over a year ago,... Read more

Hollywood Eucharistic procession. Photo courtesy of Hollywood Beloved.

Eucharistic procession for Hollywood homeless draws hundreds

Dec 1, 2018

Hundreds of Catholics processed through Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in a special Eucharistic procession for the poor this month.  Read more

Procession to commemorate the first Mass in Chile.

Celebrations begin for 500th anniversary of first Mass in Chile

Nov 15, 2018

A Eucharistic procession through the Patagonian city of Punta Arenas launched the 500th anniversary commemorations of the first Mass celebrated... Read more

Adoration of the Most Holy Eucharist.

'Made for Happiness' Eucharistic assembly draws 14k in Michigan

Sep 25, 2018

By Perry West

The Diocese of Lansing hosted a gathering of thousands Saturday, hoping to spark a fire for evangelization among Catholics in... Read more

Eucharistic Adoration.

Eucharistic procession in Liverpool draws 10,000

Sep 11, 2018

An estimated 10,000 Catholics processed through the streets of Liverpool in a Eucharistic Procession on Sunday, in a spirit of... Read more

Adoration Under the Stars at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ost, Kan., July 5, 2017. Photo courtesy of Wichita Adore Ministries.

Kansas ministry brings Adoration Under the Stars

Jul 13, 2018

By Perry West

A Kansas-based ministry led more than a thousand people in Eucharistic adoration last week, allowing Catholics and non-Catholics to worship... Read more