By R. Scott Hurd
The scriptures are packed with wide-spread and not-so-familiar references to the Eucharist—including the narratives of the final Supper, Jesus calling himself the Bread of lifestyles, and the debts of the miracle of the loaves and fishes.
In Around the Table, you are going to start to larger comprehend the mysteries of the Eucharist in a deeper manner in the course of the eyes of Thomas, who was once with Jesus as he raised the widow’s son at Nain and Lazarus at Bethany. you'll discover the Eucharist as a foretaste of heaven along Bartholomew within the top room and the valuable reward of forgiveness that the Eucharist brings with Matthew as he first meets Jesus at Capernaum. you will discover braveness to proportion the excellent news within the strong tale of Mary Magdalene’s crushing sorrow and exuberant pleasure on the dying and resurrection of Jesus.
R. Scott Hurd, senior director for management formation at Catholic Charities united states, is helping you find the that means of the sacrament throughout the support of news approximately those that followed Jesus in the course of his time in the world. In every one bankruptcy, you’ll take where of a selected pal, follower, or loved one of Jesus with the intention to understand him higher, ponder scripture, and deepen your figuring out of the Eucharistic secret we have fun this present day. as well as those scripture-inspired tales, Hurd provide you with instruments to steer your reading:
- A biographical comic strip of every biblical character
- Questions for journaling, contemplation, or conversation
- Scripture citations for reference and additional reading
- A prayer to shut every one chapter
Hurd comprises the culture of the Church and his personal lifelong fascination with the Eucharist that will help you come to a richer figuring out and deeper gratitude for this super reward in which we're healed, reinforced, renewed, and challenged to turn into the loving folks God has created us to be.
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