"The Eucharist is the Source and Summit of Christian Life."
(Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1324)
At the Last Supper, on the night he was betrayed, our Savior instituted the Eucharistic sacrifice of his Body and Blood. This he did in order to perpetuate the sacrifice of the cross throughout the ages until he should come again, and so to entrust to his beloved Spouse, the Church, a memorial of his death and resurrection: a sacrament of love, a sign of unity, a bond of charity, a Paschal banquet 'in which Christ is consumed, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge of future glory is given to us. (CCC 1323)
The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist
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 the 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." (CCC 1374)
Reception of Holy Communion
Sunday: 11:00 AM
Wednesday: 7:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 PM
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The Church encourages frequent and devout reception of Holy Communion.
When the Communion recipient says "Amen," they express the following beliefs:
Note on Holy Communion: For those who are not Catholic, or Catholics who are not prepared to receive communion we invite you to come forward with your arms crossed over your chest in the communion line.
The Catholic Church has always offered and still offers to the sacrament of the Eucharist the cult of adoration, not only during Mass, but also outside of it, reserving the consecrated hosts with the utmost care, exposing them to the solemn veneration of the faithful, and carrying them in procession. (CCC 1378)
Come spend some time with Jesus! Face-to-face... Heart-to-heart
Tuesday: 12:00-6:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:00-7:00 PM
Friday: 4:00-5:00 PM
Stop by any time or sign up for a weekly Holy Hour.
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Divine Mercy Chapel
Come in to pray whenever the Center is open!