By R. Scott Hurd
The scriptures are packed with widespread and not-so-familiar references to the Eucharist—including the narratives of the final Supper, Jesus calling himself the Bread of existence, and the bills of the miracle of the loaves and fishes.
In Around the Table, you are going to start to higher comprehend the mysteries of the Eucharist in a deeper means during the eyes of Thomas, who used to be with Jesus as he raised the widow’s son at Nain and Lazarus at Bethany. you'll discover the Eucharist as a foretaste of heaven along Bartholomew within the top room and the dear reward of forgiveness that the Eucharist brings with Matthew as he first meets Jesus at Capernaum. you will discover braveness to percentage the excellent news within the strong tale of Mary Magdalene’s crushing sorrow and exuberant pleasure on the demise and resurrection of Jesus.
R. Scott Hurd, senior director for management formation at Catholic Charities united states, is helping you find the that means of the sacrament throughout the aid of news approximately those that observed Jesus in the course of his time in the world. In every one bankruptcy, you’ll take where of a particular pal, follower, or loved one of Jesus on the way to comprehend him higher, examine scripture, and deepen your realizing of the Eucharistic secret we rejoice this present day. as well as those scripture-inspired tales, Hurd offers you instruments to steer your reading:
- A biographical caricature of every biblical character
- Questions for journaling, contemplation, or conversation
- Scripture citations for reference and extra reading
- A prayer to shut every one chapter
Hurd accommodates the culture of the Church and his personal lifelong fascination with the Eucharist that can assist you come to a richer realizing and deeper gratitude for this great present during which we're healed, bolstered, renewed, and challenged to turn into the loving individuals God has created us to be.
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Around the Table: Retelling the Story of the Eucharist through the Eyes of Jesus' First Followers by R. Scott Hurd