Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 8: The Last Supper and the Cross
April 6 — Holy Thursday • 47m
What is the connection between the Old Testament celebration of Passover and Jesus' Last Supper with his disciples—and how does that impact the Mass as we know it?
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