Then he took the bread, said the blessing, broke it and gave it to them saying,
This is my body, which will be given up for you; do this in memory of me.”
And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup is the new
covenant in my blood, which will be shed for you.” Luke 22:19-20
Once we become members of Christ’s family, he does not let us go hungry, but feeds us with his own Body and Blood through the Eucharist. As Catholics, we participate in this sacrificial meal at each Mass; receiving Jesus in Holy Communion with grateful hearts.
At St. Anthony’s, children are prepared for First Communion through our LEAP program when they are in the second grade.
Adults and older children usually prepare for this sacrament through our RCIA process and receive their first Holy Communion at the Easter Vigil.
We have an active ministry to bring Holy Communion to those who are sick, in the hospital or a nursing home, or who are homebound. Contact our Eucharist to the Sick & Homebound to request this ministry for yourself or a loved one.
If you have questions about receiving the Eucharist due to divorce/marriage issues please call our Parish Office for an appointment with our pastor. We would like to help resolve any issues that keep you from joining us at the Table.
Parish Office 573-346-2716