Why Bother Being Catholic? Part 2

Now there are people in the world who don’t believe in the Eucharist, in fact that person may be you. Truly you’re missing out. Outside the Catholic Church there is no Eucharistic presence (with a few exceptions). And to many people they don’t seem to care, but Jesus is Lord. And if He is LordContinue reading “Why Bother Being Catholic? Part 2”

Why Bother Being Catholic? Part I: The Eucharist

“Alas in you I see my goodness. And what is left but to surrender myself completely to you”. That was my simple personal prayer before communion yesterday. And in its simplicity I think it highlights why I love the Eucharist.  Soil doesn’t see its goodness till a seed has been planted in it. And thatContinue reading “Why Bother Being Catholic? Part I: The Eucharist”

Awake my Soul

Happy Easter everyone! Now I know the Easter season is about celebrating the resurrection of our Lord, however I want to slip back to the agony in the garden for a second. Let’s set the scene. Just moments earlier Jesus and His disciples just celebrated the last supper, and Jesus had basically told them theContinue reading “Awake my Soul”

And He Rebuked Them…

This past weekend I was blessed to attend our Newman center’s  Camino retreat. It was so beautiful to watch students, some who were not even Catholic, fall in love with Christ in the Eucharist. This weekend I also was able to just sit face to face with Jesus and reflect on a lot of things.Continue reading “And He Rebuked Them…”