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The Eucharist: Our Lord’s “Yes” For Humanity

The Eucharist: Our Lord’s “Yes” For Humanity


Date: Fridays, June 3, 10, 17, 24
Time: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. (ET)
Cost: $5 per presentation
Location: Zoom link provided upon registration


The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling for a three-year revival of the devotion and belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist beginning on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, June 19, 2022.


Join us for a four-part virtual speaker series delving into the richness and beauty of the Eucharist which we, as Catholics, truly believe to be the body, blood, soul, and divinity of our Lord Jesus Christ.


For more information, contact Carolina Nemo at csoares@cammonline.org.


Register separately for each session before noon on the day of the chosen session. Those who register after the deadline or who cannot attend live will be sent a video recording of the presentation for later viewing.


June 3: Is the Catholic Church’s Teaching of the Eucharist Credible?

Dr. Kelly Anderson will lead our exploration of the Church’s teaching on the Real Presence of the Eucharist by sharing incredible stories and miracles attributed to the Eucharist while considering fundamental questions of its nature.

Presenter: Dr. Kelly Anderson is Associate Professor for the Major Seminary at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary and Chair of the Department of Sacred Scripture. She received her doctorate in Biblical Studies from the Catholic University of America and has co–authored the text James, First, Second and Third John for the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture Series.

June 10: The Eucharistic Prayer at Mass

Rev. Msgr. Gerard McCarren will lead our examination of the characteristics of the Eucharistic Prayer, showing forth the riches of “the source and summit of Christian faith.” We will also consider the distinctiveness of the various Eucharistic Prayers used in the Roman Rite.

Presenter: Rev. Msgr. Gerard McCarren is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Spiritual Director for the Seminary School of Theology at Immaculate Conception Seminary in the Archdiocese of Newark. He finds joy inviting the faithful into deeper relationship with Jesus Christ through seminary ministry, especially in Liturgy and Sacraments.

June 17: “I Am the Bread of Life”

Deacon James L. Mahoney will lead our discussion of the “Bread of Life” sermon from the Book of John and share with us how Jesus came down from heaven to motivate us, empower us, and animate us with the Bread of Life.

Presenter: Deacon James L. Mahoney, Associate Director at the Miraculous Medal Shrine and Deacon at St. Athanasius, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Widener University and a Master’s in Theology from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He was ordained a Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in 2004.

June 24: Longing for the Eucharist: The Eucharistic Piety of Fr. Walter Ciszek, SJ

Rev. David M. Friel, STD, will help us deepen our appreciation for the Holy Eucharist by leading a discussion of the Eucharistic piety of Fr. Walter Ciszek, SJ, an American Jesuit who carried out a clandestine ministry during his many years of imprisonment in the Soviet Union.

Presenter: Rev. David M. Friel, STD, is the Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and previously served as Parochial Vicar at St. Anselm Church in Northeast Philadelphia. He holds a doctorate in liturgical theology from The Catholic University of America.