Tag: Last Supper

The Real Presence

Yesterday was Holy Thursday, a day in which we remember our Lord’s Last Supper, at which Jesus broke bread and said, “Take and eat; this is my body.” Following that, He held up the cup of wine and said, “Drink from it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed on behalf of…

The Example of Saint Peter

Today’s Gospel reading (from Saint John) focuses on betrayal: first with Judas Iscariot leaving the table of the Last Supper to sell Jesus to the Jewish authorities, then with Jesus telling Peter that before the cock crows three times, he will betray his friend. Magnificat‘s meditation was written by Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen, beloved preacher and author who died in…