The Word of God is active and alive

Scripture of the Day

“I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” — John 6:51

Questions of the Day

How do I go before the Lord and say, adequately, “thank you, Lord”?

How can anyone say “I just don’t get anything out of Mass”?

Jesus, what do you want to say to me through scripture today?

Quotes of the Day

For over 2,000 years Catholic Christians have come together…we pray that the Holy Spirit would change and transform that bread and wine and that bread and wine becomes the body and blood of Christ. — Father Dave

I’ve always believed in the true presence. That was never a stumbling block for me. But I’ve struggled with the actualization of that. I’m ingesting the God of the universe. What does this mean? What are the implications of that? … This is what you’ve made me for—to commune with you and be fully alive in you. But it wasn’t until that I had the Spirit that I was able to understand that. — Casey Sprehe

Every time we come to the Eucharist, we experience the power and the presence of God.  And when we receive this Eucharist, it literally nourishes us for the rest of the spiritual life. It gives us the strength, it gives us what’s necessary so as to be able to go and to love, to be patient, to be kind, to be generous, and all that… — Father Dave

Video of the Day
The Wild Goose #6: The Spirit and the Eucharist

Prayer of the Day

Holy Spirit, move in us, so that we can see, we can believe, know, and experience.

Jesus, open my eyes and heart to see all the ways you are present to us.

Jesus, may your Holy Spirit, which is alive in the Eucharist, be alive in me.

Holy Spirit, open my mind and heart so that I can receive all
that you have for me in the Mass, through Scripture and Eucharist.