Jesus and the Jewish roots of the Eucharist

Jesus and the Jewish roots of the Eucharist

jesus_and_the_jewish_roots_of_the_eucharistThis book, written by Brant Pitre, seemed to come to me at a perfect time, the week before Holy Week began.  I had been reading This is Our Church – The History of Catholicism by Michael Pennock, which is packed full of information, but it was starting to get a bit hard to read.

It was nice to take a break and read a quick book that is written in a more conversational tone.  With both the timing, topic, and calendar aligning perfectly for me – all thanks to God – I was able to spend Holy Week devouring this book.

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God is not dead

God is not dead

Though I watch many more movies on Netflix, I am glad I had the opportunity to see this in a theater – not that there were any special effects needing the big screen, but the shared beliefs in the audience created reactions that seemed as important at the movie itself.

Before deciding to head to the theater, I did a quick Google and found this review by the Catholic News Agency.  Honestly though, after seeing the movie I think their review comes a bit harsh.  There are a few scenes and characters that do seem overly scripted or even “cramped and caricatured” as CNA put it, however not any more so than many other movies I’ve seen before.

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