Homily from the Fifth Sunday of Lent.
To consume the meal is to consummate the covenant.
The final and essential element to establishing a covenant is the sharing of a ritual meal. This action brought the covenant to completion, and sealed the family bonds. In the new and eternal covenant, the meal we consume is nothing less than the very Body and Blood of the God who hands Himself over for us.Mass Readings from March 22, 2015:
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