Sunday, May 25, 2008

My Mom's Love of the EUCHARIST

I am a witness to my Mother’s Love of the EUCHARIST. I remember how when I was a kid my mom would encourage everyone at home on Sundays to go to the village chapel and there attend the Liturgy of the Word, since in our place where I grew up at that time the priest could only visit ones a year. But the community gathered every Sunday for the “mass.” Later when we transferred to the City my mom would wake up very early in the morning and would attend and serve mass at our Parish. As a catechist I saw here many times teaching children and preparing them for First Communion. Now at 83, on Sundays she hears masses on TV from EWTN and other Local channels. That’s an example of an undying Love for the Eucharist. A Love for the Lord. A model and reminder for you and me as we celebrate CORPUS CHRISTI.
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