• "Do this in remembrance of me"

"When, at the Last Supper, Christ commanded, 'Do this in remembrance of me,' he left a memorial of his saving Death and Resurrection. That command reminds us daily of his sacrificial love for every life." - Bishop Michael F. Burbidge


Find a collection of articles on the Eucharist by exploring this page. 

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The Eucharist makes us pro-life

"Our responsibility to care for every human life is not a uniquely Christian vocation but also a human one. As Catholics, we have a particular awareness of this duty.

"When, at the Last Supper, Christ commanded, 'Do this in remembrance of me,' he left a memorial of his saving Death and Resurrection. That command reminds us daily of his sacrificial love for every life."

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Eucharist leaves an effect on us: Food for the journey

"Unlike everything else in this world which passes away, we can live forever by eating that bread from heaven. We journey through this passing world, nourished by food from an eternal world — food that makes us immortal, too."

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First Communion and the life of faith

"To our young people who are celebrating their First Communion this year, I offer my heartfelt congratulations. You have prepared yourselves for this powerful moment through prayer to our loving God and study of our faith in Jesus, our Savior.

"Within this sacred gift, you receive Jesus Christ himself. He is truly and really present. When you receive Holy Communion, Jesus helps you to grow strong in faith, hope and love. Treasure this gift and be Christ living in the world by loving and forgiving your friends, your family members and anyone who offends you. Share the peace of Christ by always imitating him in the way you treat others."

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Eucharistic revival called ‘a movement’ that gets to core of Catholic faith

The U.S. Catholic Church’s three-year eucharistic revival about to get underway “is not a program but a movement” that is an invitation to the faithful from God to go on mission and be compelling witnesses of our faith, said Tim Glemkowski, the newly named executive director of the National Eucharistic Congress.

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Purified and strengthened for the Lenten journey

As you may be aware, this year is the first of two preparatory years, culminating in our 2024 Golden Jubilee celebration. The theme for this year is “Do this in remembrance of me,” which focuses on the Eucharist.

This year of the Eucharist draws our attention to the reality that every time we receive the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, we are renewed in the covenant we enter into through Baptism.

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Eucharistic Preachers seek to inspire the faithful to encounter Jesus

The National Eucharistic Preachers are part of a new initiative under the National Eucharistic Revival being organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

“The 58 priests will be inviting people to pray for the revival, pray that each one of us would grow closer to Jesus and the Eucharist through the revival,” said Father Jorge Torres, a priest of the Diocese of Orlando, Florida, working as a specialist for the revival at the bishops’ conference.

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