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Sacrament of Eucharist

Gathered by Eucharist: Sent in Mission

Eucharist brings us together to be nourished and sent in mission the world.

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Praying into Sunday: Eucharistic Adoration

Learning sessions for the whole parish community that focus on helping Catholics appreciate and practice adoration in the context of a liturgical spirituality.

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Eucharist - Creatorium • Generations of Faith

Intergenerational Learning Activity

An all-ages activity to reflect on the meaning of Eucharist through Scripture, symbols, music, and acts of justice and service.

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Great Teachings of Eucharist • Generations of Faith

Intergenerational Learning Activity

An all-ages activity to explore some of the central teachings about Eucharist.

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All Dine with Jesus Meal Ritual • Generations of Faith

(English & Spanish)

A family mealtime experience focused on Matthew the Tax Collector (Matthew 9:9-13).

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Bread of Life Meal Ritual • Generations of Faith

(English & Spanish)

Use this ritual to reflect on Jesus, the Bread of Life.

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Corpus Christi Meal Ritual • Generations of Faith

(English & Spanish)

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Emmaus Story Meal Ritual • Generations of Faith

(English & Spanish)

Use this ritual alongside the Emmaus story to recognize and celebrate Jesus all around us.

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Loaves and Fishes Meal Ritual • Generations of Faith

(English & Spanish)

A meal ritual to reflect on hospitality and generosity.

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Eucharist Ritual Moments • Generations of Faith

(English & Spanish)

Reflections, prompts, and activities based around Eucharistic themes: bread, wine and cup, Sign of Peace, Our Father, Offertory, and Commissioning.

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Scripture Reflections on Eucharist • Generations of Faith

(English & Spanish)

Seven short reflections related to the sacrament, each with a scripture reading, brief reflection, and prayer.

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Eucharist - Celebrating Christ Present • Generations of Faith

Intergenerational Session on the Real Presence of Christ

An all-ages session to understand the Eucharist as meal, sacrifice, and real presence; learn to celebrate it more actively and meaningfully; and recognize its significance to daily life.

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The Mass

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Bread Ritual • Gather Us In

Ritual focused on bread and the Bread of Life. • By Kathleen O'Connell Chesto

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Celebrating a Family Meal • Generations of Faith

Use this activity to reflect on and thank God for the special qualities of your family.

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Praying into Sunday: Eucharistic Adoration

Remembering the Importance of Eucharist in our Homes

A family activity to help us remember the importance of Eucharist.

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Becoming Community • FIRE

Eucharist

In this session participants will experience how Eucharist is a type of family reunion. We will focus on the importance of Jesus' command to remember him. • By Kathleen O'Connell Chesto

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Celebrating Community • FIRE

Eucharist: Food for the Journey

In this session participants will be introduced to Eucharist as the third sacrament of initiation. It will help participants become aware that we bring all that we are to Eucharist, and ask that it be transformed into "bread for life." • By Kathleen O'Connell Chesto

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Celebrating Community • FIRE

A Eucharistic Celebration

In this session participants will have the opportunity to have an in-depth experience of Eucharist. Preparation can be done as a separate session or as part of "Celebrating Community: Supper & Sacrifice." • By Kathleen O'Connell Chesto

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Celebrating Community • FIRE

Eucharist: Supper & Sacrifice

In this session participants will understand what it means to "lay down one's life for a friend" and will consider the meaning of sacrifice, especially the Eucharist as sacrifice. • By Kathleen O'Connell Chesto

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The Believing Community • FIRE

Call to Be Eucharist

God promises us that each community will have within it the gifts it needs to proclaim the kingdom. In this session participants will look at themselves as people of the reign of God, at Eucharist as their proclamation of that reign, and at the gifts they have been given for the task. The explanation of the "gifts" each family is to bring can be found on the Take Home sheet from "The Believing Community: Call to Discipleship." • By Kathleen O'Connell Chesto

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Eucharist: We Are What We Eat • First Steps for Families

Help parents and children better appreciate the benefits of receiving Eucharist.

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Seder Meal Faith Festival • Faith Festivals

Experience a Seder meal while making the connections between that meal and our Catholic celebration of the Eucharist. • By Jane Angha

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