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Letter: Revive the Eucharist

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) National Eucharistic Revival runs from Sunday, June 19, 2022, through Pentecost Sunday, June 8, 2025. The 2019 Pew Poll reveals that two-thirds of Catholics do not believe in the presence real life of Christ in the Eucharist is a step in the right direction. It should be remembered that this survey was carried out before the confinements. Catholic belief in the Real Presence was in freefall for years before the mass closure of churches in 2020. Why?

May this Eucharistic awakening also be an invitation for others to consider “going home”.

Extract from the Bible: “For the bread of God is that which comes down from heaven and gives life to the world”… “And Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will not be hungry; and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty”… “If anyone eats this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world”…” Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you will not have life in you. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day”… “He who eats this bread will live forever…” (John 6: 33, 35, 52, 54, 55, 59). “I came that they might have life and have it abundantly” (John 10:10).

Mary Comstock

Macwahoc Plantation