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Blessed Imelda, Patroness of First Communicants

When Imelda Lambertini was five years old, she asked to receive Jesus in the Eucharist for the first time. She loved Christ deeply, to the point of wondering, “Can anyone receive Jesus into his heart and not die?” However, as it was the year 1327, her request was out of the question. At that time children were not allowed to receive Holy Communion until they were at least 12 years old.

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Pope Francis’ Eucharistic Miracle in Argentina

One recent account of a scientifically analyzed Eucharistic Miracle was witnessed by our own Pope Francis while he was Cardinal Bergoglio. We’ve included two accounts for you below, a blog article written about the miracle as well as a YouTube video by one of the witnesses. Hopefully reading and viewing these accounts will deepen your awe and reverence when receiving Holy Communion, and also encourage you to spend more time in Eucharistic Adoration. Continue reading

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Sacrament Spotlight: Holy Communion

According to the Papal Encyclical Lumen Gentium, what is the “source and summit of the Christian life”? Hint: It’s not the Holy Spirit, the communion of saints, or the Holy See.

Answer: It’s the Eucharist!
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Mass: Heaven On Earth

What is Heaven like? This is one of the biggest questions that has challenged not only Christians but non-believers as well. Millions of people have debated the answer to this question and some would say we are still not any closer to knowing the truth. Continue reading

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