“For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him. Just as the living Father sent me and I have life because of the Father, so also the one who feeds on me will have life because of me.” John 6: 55-57

The Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life.” The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries and works of the apostolate, are bound up with the Eucharist and are oriented toward it. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself, our Pasch.” The Eucharist is the efficacious sign and sublime cause of that communion in the divine life and that unity of the People of God by which the Church is kept in being. It is the culmination both of God’s action sanctifying the world in Christ and of the worship men offer to Christ and through him to the Father in the Holy Spirit. Finally, by the Eucharistic celebration we already unite ourselves with the heavenly liturgy and anticipate eternal life, when God will be all in all.In brief, the Eucharist is the sum and summary of our faith: “Our way of thinking is attuned to the Eucharist, and the Eucharist in turn confirms our way of thinking.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church 1323-1327) 

Como católicos creemos que la Eucaristía, o Comunión, es tanto un sacrificio como un alimento. Creemos en la presencia real de Jesús, quien murió por nuestros pecados. Al recibir el Cuerpo y la Sangre de Cristo, nos nutre espiritualmente y nos acerca a Dios. La Eucaristía es un sacramento que se puede recibir más de una vez, incluso se puede recibir a diario. Por favor ten en cuenta que para recibir la Eucaristía en misa, debes haber hecho tu Primera Comunión, no estar en pecado grave, y normalmente estar en ayuno por una hora antes de recibir la Eucaristía.

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Registración para clases de preparación para la Primera Comunión de niños empezaran la segunda semana de agosto. Para más información, contactar a la coordinadora de la educación religiosa al 303-922-6306 ext 7.

The Eucharist may be more than you realize: the Real Presence, a Sacrifice and a Meal.