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The Lectio series is a growing video library of Catholic Bible studies, rich with sacred art and stories from the lives of the saints. Led by distinguished faculty members of the Augustine Institute, topics include individual books of the Bible, prayer, evangelization, Mary, and the case for Jesus. Each topic is divided into sessions for small-group study. The accompanying workbooks provide additional information, space for guided reflection, and a call to prayer.

- The Case for Jesus with Dr. Brant Pitre
- Salvation with Dr. Michael Barber
- Mary with Dr. Brant Pitre
- San Marcos con Luis Soto
- Evangelization with Dr. Mary Healy
- Eucharist with Dr. Brant Pitre
- Prayer Finding Intimacy with God with Dr. Tim Gray
- Philippians with Dr. Tim Gray
- Peter with Dr. Tim Gray
- Mark with Dr. Tim Gray

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  • Lectio: Eucharist Study Guide

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    This powerful resource was created to lead you deeper into Scripture as you read, reflect, and respond. Beautifully and thoughtfully crafted, this personal Study Guide that follows each video session will help lead you deeper into the mystery of the Eucharist.
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  • Lectio: Eucharist Art Pack

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  • Lectio: Eucharist Leader Guide

    2.94 MB

    The Leader's Guide is the key to facilitating an effective group study. Created to help you lead others deeper in Scripture, this comprehensive resource for leaders presents practical help to make the most of adult faith formation with your study group.
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  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 1: Source and Summit

    Episode 1

    Why does the Church call the Eucharist the "source and summit of the Christian life?" Dr. Brant Pitre introduces us to the Sacrament of the Eucharist and explores its various names—and how those names give insight into its meaning.

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  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 2: In the Beginning

    Episode 2

    Did you know that hints of the Eucharist can be seen throughout the Old Testament? Going all the way back to the book of Genesis, we'll discover how the Eucharist has been a part of God's plan from the beginning of time.

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  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 3: Lamb of God

    Episode 3

    At every Mass many of us use the phrase "Lamb of God" without fully understanding what it means. Dr. Pitre examines two key instances of sacrificial lambs in the Old Testament--and why John the Baptist's disciples were quick to leave him to follow the One he proclaimed as "the Lamb of God."


  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 4: Miracles of the Exodus

    Episode 4

    Jesus spoke of Himself as "the bread which comes down from heaven." What did that mean to the Jews who first heard him? And what meaning do those words have for us today in our understanding of the Eucharist?

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  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 5: Mysteries of the Tabernacle

    Episode 5

    When is bread more than just bread? In their pilgrimage through the desert, the people of Israel discover that God's care extends beyond meeting their physical needs to a profound and mysterious kind of relationship.

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  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 6: Miracles of Jesus

    Episode 6

    Throughout his public ministry, Jesus displayed divine power in the many miracles he performed. Dr. Pitre uncovers a deeper meaning to many of those miracles including the water, wine, loaves and fishes—and how they enlighten our understanding of the Eucharist.

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  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 7: Bread of Life Discourse

    Episode 7

    Jesus shocked the Jews of his time by offering his own flesh and blood as real food and real drink to gain eternal life. Was he speaking symbolically, as some argue, or did he mean what he said in ways we're still trying to understand?

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  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 8: The Last Supper and the Cross

    Episode 8

    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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  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 9: The Mass

    Episode 9

    The Eucharist affected the thinking of the early Church in all aspects of its worship and practices. But how did the Apostles put into practice Christ's command to "Do this in memory of me?" Two men and the miraculous encounter they had on the road to Emmaus could show us more than we realize.


  • Lectio: Eucharist: Episode 10: Revelation

    Episode 10

    The book of Revelation, with all of its apocalyptic imagery and focus on the end of time, has a great deal to teach us about liturgy and worship. Dr. Pitre brings our study of the Eucharist to a powerful conclusion.

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