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Category: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Latria ought to be paid to the Eucharist

Among a certain crowd of priests, religious and laity you will hear that Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament is no longer an appropriate method of prayer: “Vatican II changed all that…” or they’ll say “That’s ol’time religion.” One priest even told me that Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is cookie worship. Really? Giving […]

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke visits the St Louis Oratory of Sts Gregory & Augustine

The Rector of the Oratory of Sts Gregory and Augustine, Father Bede Price, and Abbot Thomas with the monastic community of St Louis Abbey, welcomed Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke for Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, January 7th. His Eminence was the Archbishop of Archdiocese of Saint Louis between 2003 and 2008. Since 2008, […]

Adoratio 2011: From Adoration to Evangelization

The Most Reverend Dominique Rey, Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, announced today that he is sponsoring an international conference on Eucharistic Adoration to be held in Rome, Italy, 20-23 June 2011: Adoratio 2011: From Adoration to Evangelization. The Missionaries of the Most Holy Eucharist, a community founded in 2007 Bishop Rey is doing the organizing of the […]

Understanding Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Periodically people ask about the practice of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. I typically find the questions interesting because it seems like we have forgotten the reasons why we adore the eucharistic Presence of Jesus Christ and this experience of eucharistic adoration is key for every Catholic and for every parish, school, hospital, convent, abbey, […]

Boston’s Blessed Sacrament Adoration gets more attention, but what about in Connecticut?

On August 3rd, I mentioned here in this blog that after 40 years the eucharistic of perpetual adoration is returning to the Archdiocese of Boston. Cardinal O’Malley is opening the endeavor with a Mass on August 15. Visit St Clement’s Shrine. Read Boston Globe’s Michael Paulson’s article on the renewed interest in perpetual adoration of […]