The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church with Bshp. Andrew Cozzens

The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church with Bshp. Andrew Cozzens

9 Episodes

The Eucharist is indeed Jesus Christ, and as Catholics, a gift that requires our response. And what a gift it is! In this groundbreaking new course, Bishop Cozzens breaks open the new document published by the USCCB: "The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church." This is the perfect companion resource!

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The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church with Bshp. Andrew Cozzens
  • Chapter 1: Introduction

    Episode 1

    Faith in the Eucharist is in crisis at this moment in history. In response, the bishops of the United States have written a new document called "The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church" to reignite our love for Jesus across every level of the Church. Join Bishop Andrew Cozzens as h...

  • Chapter 2: Introduction to the Gift of the Eucharist

    Episode 2

    We need the Lord; we need salvation. By ourselves, we flounder. The COVID pandemic tested the faith of many, but there may be a silver lining: perhaps we learned how essential the Eucharist is to our lives, and others may have learned how often we take the Eucharist for granted. In this chapter,...

  • Chapter 3: The Eucharist as Sacrifice

    Episode 3

    What is the mass fundamentally about? Bishop Cozzens speaks on the Eucharist as a re-presentation of Christ's unique sacrifice on the cross, how this happens, and why it is so important. In the mass, we unite ourselves to Jesus' perfect sacrifice. Christ's sacrifice transcends all time so we can ...

  • Chapter 4: The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist

    Episode 4

    The Eucharist and the Cross are still stumbling blocks today, just as they were in the gospel accounts. Yet these stumbling blocks are the key to our faith because the Eucharist is the Real Presence of Christ himself. From the beginning of Christianity, the belief in the Eucharist has been at the...

  • Chapter 5: What is Holy Communion?

    Episode 5

    What does Holy Communion mean? It means this: "The Lord Jesus drawing close to us to be one with us." In the Eucharist, received with a proper disposition, we become what we receive. We become Christ, united in his mystical body, the Church. Christ sustains us in communion with Himself, as the ea...

  • Chapter 6: Our Response: Thanksgiving and Worship

    Episode 6

    How do we live the Eucharist? What should our response toward the Eucharist be? We are called to imitate Christ in our lives, lay down our lives for him, and make our own lives an offering. We must learn to consciously and fully participate in the mass and the mystery of Christ's love for us, ult...

  • Chapter 7: Our Transformation: The Eucharist is a Mystery to be Lived

    Episode 7

    Do we live our lives entirely in communion with Christ in the Eucharist? Even when we fail, the Eucharist should give us hope, so long as we are truly disposed to receive it while committed to Christ. Anyone who holds fast to the Lord, will not be abandoned by him. Receiving the Eucharist with an...

  • Chapter 8: Eucharistic Revival in Your Parish

    Episode 8

    Our Goal must be to renew the Church by enkindling a living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist. The heart of the Eucharistic revival is to draw people into a deeper relationship with Jesus in the Eucharist: the source and summit of our Catholic faith. Bishop Cozzens dis...

  • Chapter 9: Conclusion

    Episode 9

    Thank you for watching The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church with Bishop Andrew Cozzens! Let's make a difference in our community by spreading our love of the Eucharist to others! God Bless!