By R. Scott Hurd
The scriptures are jam-packed with regular and not-so-familiar references to the Eucharist—including the narratives of the final Supper, Jesus calling himself the Bread of lifestyles, and the bills of the miracle of the loaves and fishes.
In Around the Table, you are going to start to greater comprehend the mysteries of the Eucharist in a deeper approach 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 will discover braveness to percentage the good news within the strong tale of Mary Magdalene’s crushing sorrow and exuberant pleasure on the demise 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 particular buddy, follower, or friend of Jesus so one can understand him greater, give some thought to scripture, and deepen your knowing of the Eucharistic secret we have a good time at the present time. as well as those scripture-inspired tales, Hurd offers you instruments to steer your reading:
- A biographical cartoon 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 can assist you come to a richer knowing and deeper gratitude for this great present in which we're healed, bolstered, renewed, and challenged to develop into the loving individuals God has created us to be.
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