Pascual Chavez Villanueva – “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me” (1Cor 11,24). Making the Eucharist in order to become Eucharist

Contents:

  • 1. ‘MAKING THE EUCHARIST’ TODAY
    • 1.1 The Eucharist in the recent life of the Church
    • 1.2 The Eucharist in the present state of the Congregation

    • 1.3 The Eucharist in the life of the confreres
  • 2. RECALLING THE EXPERIENCE OF THE DISCIPLES
    • 2.1 The first delection of the disciples (Jn 6,66-71)
    • 2.2 The abandonment by the Twelve (Mk 14,17-31)
      • 2.2.1 Following Jesus does not ensure that we don’t betray him
      • 2.2.2 Promising Jesus a great deal does not prevent us from denying him
      • 2.2.3 The covenant broken almost as soon as it was made needs to be remembered
    • 2.3 The gesture in Jesus’hour: loving even to the end (Jn 1O,1-2O)
  • 3. ‘BECOMING EUCHARIST’ TODAY
    • 3.1 Consecrated life, “eucharistic life”
      • 3.1.1 Consecrated life, “memorial” through obedience
      • 3.1.2 Consecrated life, “sacrifice” through chastity
      • 3.1.3 Consecrated life, “shared meal” through poverty
    • 3.2 The Salesian, man of the Eucharist
      • 3.2.1 From celebration to conformity
      • 3.2.2 From conformity to adoration
      • 3.2.3 From adoration to mission
  • Conclusion

Reference time period: 2007

P. C. Villanueva, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me” (1Cor 11,24). Making the Eucharist in order to become Eucharist, in «Acts of the General Council of the Salesian Society of St John Bosco» 88 (2007) 398, 3-44.

Reference institution:
Direzione Generale SDB
Direzione Generale SDB

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