Reflections & Videos

Find reflections, homilies, testimonials and other resources that help enkindle your love for the Eucharist:

THE EUCHARIST: A REFLECTION BY FR. AL BACA

“When the Pew Report  of August 2019 announced that only one third of Catholics believed in the Eucharist, I must admit, as a priest I felt defeated. There are so many teachings that have come under scrutiny and doubt, but I never expected that there would be so much confusion regarding the Eucharist."

Read more the monthly column about the Eucharist in OC Catholic News:

Eucharistic Revival Kickoff

Listen to Bishop Timothy's homily on the opening weekend of the Revival as he speaks about the greatest Miracle – “that God would come down from Heaven, changing bread and wine into his Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity" (Homily begins at 30:00)

Juneteenth & The Feast of Corpus Christi

Listen as Fr. Claude Williams of St. Michael's Abbey speaks about celebrating the gift of God being substantially present in the Blessed Sacrament, hidden in bread and wine, and also the gift of God, being mystically present in our neighbor, hidden in those around us. (Homily begins at 29:00)

Enkindle Your Love for Jesus | Deacon Modesto

Deacon reminds us that the Eucharist is more than a gift for us but a way to share God's love with others. He shares about the upcoming National Eucharistic Revival, which also calls and helps us to “enkindle a living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist."

Bring Your Doubts to the Lord | Msgr. Doktorczyk

Monsignor Doktorczyk shares about the origin of the Feast of Corpus Christi. He speaks about the Eucharistic Miracle that took place hundreds of years ago and reminds us to turn to the Lord when we find ourselves in places of doubt and questioning.

Be a Eucharistic Church! | Pope Francis

In his homily, the pope reflected on the day’s Gospel reading (Lk 16:19-31), in which Jesus tells the parable about the nameless rich man who “dined sumptuously each day” and ignored the poor man, Lazarus, “who would gladly have eaten his fill of the scraps.”

The Disciples Doubted the Eucharist. Do You? | Fr. Mike Schmitz 

Fr. Mike challenges us to take Jesus at His word (John 6:6) and to grow in our faith in His real presence, Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity in the Eucharist!

Bishop Freyer on the Eucharist

City of Saints – The Refugee