His toes could have been in that plastic tub. That was not lost on Pierre Desir. This is the challenging need for today. Authentic witness that by receiving he Body of Christ we seek to be the body of Christ as well.
My good friend, Msgr. Richard Lavalley, offers his reflections on Holy Thursday. His reflection considers a time of closed churches in the United States. We must remember that the Holy Eucharist is also a banquet. Calvary becomes present in our churches. Always when we celebrate is the passion of the Christ. And he reminds us that hunger makes the meal. May we experience a hunger for the Eucharist.
Today we begin the Great Three Days. These are the most important days of the Church year. This is because these three days validate all the other days of the liturgical year. Jesus is the person he claims to be. And these days are our guarantee. Why?