Bread of Life

 this is the bread that comes down from heaven so that one may eat it and not die. (john 6: 50)
The miracle of God’s physical presence to us at every Mass is the truest testament to Christ’s love for us and His desire for each of us to have a personal relationship with Him. Jesus Christ celebrated the first Mass with His disciples at the Last Supper, the night before He died. He commanded His disciples, “Do this in remembrance of me” (Luke 22:19). The celebration of the Mass then became the main form of worship in the early Church, as a reenactment of the Last Supper, as Christ had commanded. Each and every Mass since commemorates Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross through the Holy Eucharist. Because the Mass “re-presents” (makes present) the sacrifice on Calvary, Catholics all around the world join together to be made present in Christ’s timeless sacrifice for our sins. There is something fascinating about continuing to celebrate the same Mass—instituted by Christ and practiced by the early Church—with the whole community of Catholics around the world…and in heaven.


Why does the Catholic Church believe Christ is really present in the Eucharist?
The Catholic doctrine of the Real Presence is the belief that Jesus Christ is literally, not symbolically, present in the Holy Eucharist—body, blood, soul and divinity. Catholics believe in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist because Jesus tells us this is true in the Bible:

“I am the bread of life. Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died. This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that a man may eat of it and not die. I am the living bread which came down from heaven; if any one eats of this bread, he will live for ever; and the bread which I shall give for the life of the world is my flesh." The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, ‘How can this man give us his flesh to eat?’ So Jesus said to them,

"Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you; he who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. For my flesh is food indeed, and my blood is drink indeed. He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him” - John 6:48-56
Furthermore, the early Church Fathers either imply or directly state that the bread and wine offered in the celebration of the Lord’s Supper is really the body and blood of Jesus Christ. In other words, the doctrine of the Real Presence that Catholics believe today was believed by the earliest Christians 2,000 years ago!

This miracle of God’s physical presence to us at every Mass is the truest testament to Christ’s love for us and His desire for each of us to have a personal relationship with Him.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010


God's Power Working Through Seven Priests Saves Two Lives At Rockford Abortion Mill

Praying from Thomas Euteneuer's New Book, Exorcism and the Church Militant, Priests In Rockford play a major role in the saving of two children's lives.

Rockford, IL July 16, 2010 - Before the Northern Illinois Women's Center opened on Friday morning to end the lives of children in the womb,four Catholic Priests firmly stationed themselves at all four corners around the abortion mill and began praying the powerful prayers of the Church found in Fr. Thomas Euteneuer's book Exorcism and the Church Militant.

"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." Eph 6:12

Almost immediately upon the Priests' beginning their prayers in unison, the landlord of the abortion business came out of the building like a shot.  He wandered back and forth around the parking lot. Then he roamed the sidewalks, calling the Priests and pro-lifers names.

It certainly seemed that while the Priests were surrounding the abortion mill with prayer, the landlord, who is well-known for his dislike of the Christian religion and Catholic Priests, could not stand to be inside the building.

A large group of pro-lifers, both Catholic and Protestant, were also praying on the sidewalks in front of the mill this morning. Included in this group was a courageous woman who had had an abortion in this mill a few years ago and now publicly testifies to the horrific experience she had in this place.

Throughout the morning three more Catholic Priests came to pray the Rosary.

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jer 29:11

Then it began. One mother who was bitterly weeping when she entered the mill parking lot had a change of heart and left with her baby alive and well. When a sidewalk counselor showed her a picture of a child in the womb about her baby's age, her tears turned to joy.
Another mother was picked up by a friend before the abortionist arrived, and the young woman driver shouted out to all the pro-lifers, "She didn't do it!" The young mother was offered a baby shower.

Two more women left the mill without having time to have abortions. They did not stop to talk so we don't know for sure what happened. We do know they were gone before the abortionist arrived.

"A man of wrath stirs up strife, and one given to anger causes much transgression." Proverbs 29:22

This seemed to infuriate the abortion mill landlord even more. After the Priests finished their prayers at the four corners of the building, the landlord re-entered the mill to broadcast over his public address system his vicious comments directed toward the Priests and Christians on the sidewalk. The Priests who came to pray the Rosary were not distracted by the amplified sound of these verbal assaults.

The abortionist arrived and gave the finger to the Priests and people as he sped into his little parking garage. You do have to hand it to the abortionist. When he drives into the mill to kill babies he covers his face with one hand (guess he's not too proud of his chosen profession) and can give the finger with the other - he must steer with his knees for a few seconds. The abortion mill landlord also put up a few new hate signs (two using the F.... word) directed toward Priests and people.

"That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world." John 1:9

The presence of God, brought by these faithful Priests and people, seemed to be felt by all at this abortion mill this morning. From the abortionist covering his face as he drove into the mill parking lot while giving the finger - to the landlord who seemed visibly shaken as he put up vicious hated-filled signs and rambled incoherently over his public address system - to the two or more children's lives saved - God's Hand was at work.

"I will heal their defection, I will love them freely." Hos 14:5

On Wednesday of this week there were an estimated fourteen abortions at the mill. Today with the prayers of the Church being faithfully recited, the number of abortions was estimated at seven. With seven Priests praying for life at the mill today, could it be that seven children's lives were saved? And will each of the seven children who were killed inside the mill have a spiritual Father for all eternity?

Add to this two mothers who confirmed they chose life and two more who left before the abortionist even arrived.

Story and photos here:

Pray, fast, work!
And give the Glory to God!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


R. (see 15ab) I will sing of your salvation.

In you, O LORD, I take refuge;
let me never be put to shame.
In your justice rescue me, and deliver me; incline your ear to me, and save me.

R. I will sing of your salvation.

Be my rock of refuge, a stronghold to give me safety, for you are my rock and my fortress.
O my God, rescue me from the hand of the wicked.

R. I will sing of your salvation.

For you are my hope, O Lord; my trust, O God, from my youth.
On you I depend from birth;
from my mother's womb you are my strength.

R. I will sing of your salvation.

My mouth shall declare your justice, day by day your salvation.
O God, you have taught me from my youth, and till the present I proclaim your wondrous deeds.

R. I will sing of your salvation. (Psalm 71:1-2, 3-4a, 5-6ab, 15 and 17)