Pearl of the Week: The Holy Eucharist, by Francis Cardinal Arinze. Available for purchase at local Catholic booksellers or via Our Sunday Visitor Press (online / phone: 1-800-348-2440).
One of the great leaders of the Church in the twenty-first century, Cardinal Francis Arinze brings readers to new levels of understanding and greater heights of appreciation for Christ’s inestimable gift of His Body and Blood in The Holy Eucharist.
Cardinal Arinze, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, a member of the Roman Curia, and former Archbishop of Onitsha in Nigeria, uses his great gifts of preaching and teaching to create a book that is both a profound meditation, a useful prayer book, and a superb source for homily preparation. Each of the short gems of contemplation has been designed to create a deep and lasting hunger in your heart for a more perfect union with the Lord.
From his penetrating historical insights to his compassionate pastoral advice, Cardinal Arinze’s meditations help all Catholics find in the Eucharist a dynamic source for answering the demands of their vocation and mission in the Church and in the world.