The Word Among Us

Lent 2013 Issue

This Is My Body

Embracing the "Humble Glory" of the Eucharist

This Is My Body: Embracing the "Humble Glory" of the Eucharist

So much of life is ruled by a set of daily rituals and routines. We wake up in the morning; we wash, comb our hair, then eat—or don’t eat—breakfast. If we have children at home, we get them ready for school, and then we either head off to work or begin our daily chores of housekeeping.

When we are out and about, we greet people in basically the same way. We usually visit the same shops or eat at the same restaurants. We...


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