His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke examines the beauty and power of the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist in light of the profound and elucidating teachings of Blessed Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.
While the Holy Father affirmed in clear terms the importance of the Mass, he went on to emphasize, “It is a mistake to establish a contrast between celebration and adoration, as if they were in competition with one another. The opposite is true. The (adoration) of the Blessed Sacrament represents the spiritual environment with which the community can celebrate the Eucharist correctly and truthfully.”
Today Italy and many other countries are celebrating Corpus Christi, the solemn Feast of the Body and Blood of the Lord… which every year renews Christians’ joy and gratitude at Jesus’ Eucharistic presence among us”, said the Pope to faithful gathered at midday in St. Peter’s Square to pray the Angelus.
Pope Benedict XVI says the Second Vatican Council did not reject Eucharistic adoration outside of Mass, including the Corpus Christi procession that he led this evening in Rome. “One unilateral interpretation of the Second Vatican Council has penalized this dimension, restricting in practice the Eucharist to the moment of celebration,” the Pope said during his [...]
New Book on the Holy Eucharist by Cardinal Raymond Burke to be released on June 7, Feast of Corpus Christ
San Diego, May 31, 2012 — Today Catholic Action for Faith and Family announces the much anticipated release of Cardinal Raymond Burke’s book, Divine Love Made Flesh: The Holy Eucharist as the Sacrament of Charity. “It is a great honor to publish Cardinal Burke’s book,” said Thomas McKenna, a longtime friend to Cardinal Burke and [...]
I urge you to support the efforts of America Needs Fatima, American TFP, LifeSiteNews.com, and the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy, et al., to urge and exhort YouTube immediately remove all videos depicting the desecration of purported Catholic hosts. Currently, forty videos are online showing the blasphemous sacrilege against the Most Holy Eucharist. We urge YouTube [...]
I have been asked to regularly contribute articles to Catholic Action for Faith and Family’s web site. This organization was founded by a very dear friend of mine, Mr. Thomas McKenna, whom I have known and worked with for many years. In my first column I would like to comment on a recent interview with [...]