By R. Scott Hurd
The scriptures are choked with everyday and not-so-familiar references to the Eucharist—including the narratives of the final Supper, Jesus calling himself the Bread of existence, and the bills 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 means during the eyes of Thomas, who used to be 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 dear present of forgiveness that the Eucharist brings with Matthew as he first meets Jesus at Capernaum. you'll find braveness to percentage the excellent news within the strong tale of Mary Magdalene’s crushing sorrow and exuberant pleasure on the loss of life and resurrection of Jesus.
R. Scott Hurd, senior director for management formation at Catholic Charities united states, is helping you find the which means of the sacrament throughout the support of reports approximately those that observed Jesus in the course of his time on the earth. In every one bankruptcy, you’ll take where of a particular buddy, follower, or friend of Jesus as a way to understand him higher, think about scripture, and deepen your realizing of the Eucharistic secret we have a good time this day. as well as those scripture-inspired tales, Hurd will give you instruments to steer your reading:
- A biographical caricature of every biblical character
- Questions for journaling, contemplation, or conversation
- Scripture citations for reference and extra reading
- A prayer to shut every one chapter
Hurd contains the culture of the Church and his personal lifelong fascination with the Eucharist that will help you come to a richer realizing and deeper gratitude for this large reward during which we're healed, bolstered, renewed, and challenged to turn into the loving folks God has created us to be.
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