"Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, 'Take, eat; this is my body.' And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, 'Drink of it, all of you; for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.'"
love for us is poured out in the sacrament of the Eucharist, where Christ is
truly present for us, giving us life and healing.The
Roman Catholic Church has consistently held fast to the belief in the Real
The Catechism of the Catholic Church states:
The mode of
Christ's presence under the Eucharistic species is unique. It raises the
Eucharist above all the sacraments as "the perfection of the spiritual
life and the end to which all sacraments tend." In the most blessed
sacrament of the Eucharist "the body and blood, together with the soul and
divinity, of our Lord Jesus Christ and, therefore, the whole Christ is truly, really, and substantially
contained." "This presence is called 'real' - by which is not
intended to exclude the other types of presence as if they could not be 'real'
too, but because it is presence in the fullest sense: that is to say, it is a substantial presence by which Christ,
God and man, makes himself wholly and entirely present."
Daily Eucharist (chapel)
Monday - Thursday and first Friday of the month: 8:30 a.m.
other Fridays: Communion service
Weekend Eucharist (church)
Saturday, 5:00 pm.
Sunday, 8:00, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. (NO 11:30 Mass during July & August)
Last Modified on December 13, 2008