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Pope Francis: When we receive Holy Communion, we must let ourselves be transformed into Jesus

(CNA/EWTN News) At Wednesday's general audience, Pope Francis said our participation in the Holy Eucharist at Mass is not a merely spiritual communion, but a sacramental one, uniting us to Christ and his Church.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 22


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Pope Francis: The Eucharistic Prayer teaches us to make our whole lives an “act of thanksgiving”

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis issued a harsh critique of the trend to ask parishioners for a financial contribution in order to have Mass said for a loved one, saying that to make a personal offering is fine, but the liturgy should never have a price tag.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 8


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Pope Francis: In the bread and wine we present him with the offering of our lives

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis said Wednesday that having Mass centered around the altar is meant to remind faithful that the cross is the first Christian altar on which Christ offered the sacrifice of his life.
Publish date: 2018 - 3 - 1


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Pope Francis: We listen to the Gospel and we must give a response in our lives

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis touched on a topic close to home for both parish priests and people in the pews, offering his recipe for what makes a good homily, saying they should be short and well-prepared.
Publish date: 2018 - 2 - 7


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TOUCH: Where Youth Meets Christ

TOUCH is a Catholic youth community founded in Hong Kong. It organizes a number of prayer gatherings and events every year, including an annual international youth festival called JOYFUL FEAST. A number of TOUCH members and JOYFUL FEAST participants shared with us their experience in the community and how they actively follow God's guidance to bring more people to Him.
Publish date: 2016 - 10 - 15


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A Life of Sacred Music

Jerry Chu, a Catholic musician, has been composing sacred music for over 30 years. He has written over 400 responsorial psalms and gospel acclamation songs for use in Sunday mass. Fountain of Grace has invited him to share with us his journey in writing sacred music.
Publish date: 2016 - 8 - 27


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Eucharistic Adoration (4) – Heart of the Church

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Dr. Anthony Chan to share with us his insights into Eucharistic Adoration. In this episode, he explains why we need to make the most of our time in Eucharistic Adoration. Within the Eucharist, Jesus is a real person in flesh and blood. We need to value our time with Him to better improve our relationship with Him. We can also learn from the Saint on how to converse with Jesus more deeply through Adoration. Eucharistic Adoration is deeply connected to the life of the Church, as the 'heart' of the Church is shaped through a love of Him. To learn more about Eucharistic Adoration, please visit http://catholicworld.info/eucharist/.
Publish date: 2015 - 7 - 18


 
Eucharistic Adoration 3 – Dialogue with the Lord

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Dr. Anthony Chan to share with us his insights into Eucharistic Adoration. In this episode, he explains the different ways we can have Eucharistic Adoration and what to keep in mind during this time. He also discusses various methods of prayer such as spiritual reading, using our imagination and praying the Rosary.
Publish date: 2015 - 7 - 4


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Eucharistic Adoration (2) – Accompanying Jesus

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Dr. Anthony Chan to share with us his insights into Eucharistic Adoration. In this episode, he explains the relationship between adoration and receiving the Eucharist in Mass. Through Eucharistic Adoration, he realizes that spending time with Jesus is like spending time with friends. There is a need for dialogue and communication on a deeper, heart-to-heart level. In the Eucharist, he has found what is most important in his life.
Publish date: 2015 - 6 - 20


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Devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we will explain the origins of the Devotion to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and its significance to the Church. Through His selfless love, Jesus Christ sacrificed His life for us, redeeming the world. We must do penance for His pain and suffering, in veneration of His Most Sacred Heart.
Publish date: 2015 - 6 - 13


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Eucharistic Adoration 1 – The Lord’s presence

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Dr. Anthony Chan to share with us his faith journey and insight into Eucharistic Adoration. Eucharistic adoration allows us to connect with Christ in an intimate way through prayer, developing our relationship with Him. He can help us to see things differently and interact with others in a gracious way. As long as we offer up all to God, we will receive peace in our hearts.
Publish date: 2015 - 6 - 6