Wow! I did NOT know all of these facts about the Eucharist. If this doesn't change your mind--I don't know what will!

Is the Eucharist Really Just a Symbol?

Novena to the Precious Blood, Day 6 - "Eternal Father, I offer you the merits of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus, your Beloved Son and my Divine Redeemer, for all those who join with me in adoring and honoring it, and for all those who try to spread devotion to it. May the Blood of Jesus remind me of God's sacrifice to save me and carry me to his glory in heaven. Amen..." - Devotions | DEVOTIO

Novena to the Precious Blood, Day 6 - "Eternal Father, I offer you the merits…

"The Eucharist is the bread that gives strength… It is at once the most eloquent proof of His love and the most powerful means of fostering His love in us. He gives Himself every day so that our hearts as burning coals may set afire the hearts of the faithful."— St. Damien of Molokai

catholicconnect: ““The Eucharist is connected with the Passion. If Jesus had not established the Eucharist we would have forgotten the crucifixion. It would have faded into the past and we would have forgotten that Jesus loved us.

The Holy Eucharist project.  Change the colors, make the chalice more elaborate....

Symbol: This painting symbolizes Eucharist because it highlights the body and blood Chirst that he gave up for us.

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Eucharist is a sacrament of initiation that Christians celebrate to commemorate what happened at the last supper. Bread and Wine are consumed, for which symbolizes the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.

The institution of the Eucharist

(via Et Verbum: The Mass In The Infant Church By Rev Garrett Pierse Part

The Eucharist: He said exactly what he meant, and meant exactly what He said.

The Eucharist, I don't like passive aggressive Catholic posts, but it's a little funny