Eucharistic Revival Updates

Eucharistic Revival Updates2023-07-19T09:25:12-04:00

Eucharistic Revival in Action at SKS

The National Eucharistic Revival, a three-year initiative, was created by the US Congress of Catholic Bishops to remind us of Jesus’ Real Presence in the Eucharist. Year one focused on strengthening Eucharistic devotion through efforts by priests and bishops at individual dioceses. Year two began in June and brings the revival to the parish level for personal encounters with Christ during Mass, Adoration and special events. Year three starts in May 2024, and is dedicated to going out on mission to share the gifts of the Eucharist. St. Katharine’s will [...]

By |August 10th, 2023|

SKS Bus Trip to the Eucharistic Congress

The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown Saturday, September 30 9AM - 4PM The Gift of Finest Wheat: This is My Body Given Up for You Gather with family, friends and others from around the archdiocese at the Eucharistic Congress on September 30. The event, part of the National Eucharistic Revival, will feature speeches, adoration, opportunities for confession and more, all centered around the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. Click here for the schedule and line-up of speakers. St. Katharine’s will coordinate transportation to the Congress if enough [...]

By |August 3rd, 2023|


“In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” With these words, the priest who presides at the Celebration of the Eucharist draws the congregation into the sacred moment of worship. We believe in God who is both one and yet a communion of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Made in the image and likeness of God, who is one God in three Persons, we are called to worship not only alone but also as a community. When I explain the Mass to children, [...]

By |July 29th, 2023|

What is the Eucharist?

While they were eating, Jesus took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and giving it to his disciples said, “Take and eat; this is my body.” Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying “Drink from it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed on behalf of many for the forgiveness of sins.” Matthew 26:26-28 When was the last time you thought about the divinity of the Eucharist? Too often, we go through the motions of receiving the sacrament, [...]

By |July 19th, 2023|

Eucharistic Revival Overview

Catholics need a reminder about the true meaning of the Eucharist. So concluded the US Conference of Catholic Bishops following a recent study that found that only 31% of U.S. Catholics believe that bread and wine truly become the Body and Blood of Jesus during Mass; most think they only symbolize Christ. The National Eucharistic Revival, a three-year initiative, was created by the bishops to restore understanding and devotion to this mystery and remind us of Jesus’ Real Presence in the Eucharist. Year one was committed to revival on the diocesan level, and focused on strengthening Eucharistic devotion [...]

By |July 5th, 2023|
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