by Fr. Jeff

Having just returned from the recent youth event, I was tired. As I began evening Mass, I relied on the liturgy and Your grace to celebrate the sacred mysteries.

At the consecration, my mind was turned to those most precious words: This is my body, given up for You.

During Communion, I felt the close link:

“The Body of Christ.”
“The Body of Christ.”
“The Body of Christ.”

It’s been a tiring week for me. As a priest, I marvel that it’s never just Your body that is offered.

Mine is too.

Towards the end, a young girl and her mother came up. As I gave her mother Your body, I rejoiced at her response: