At Eucharist we are participants, not just as spectators.
“That means when we share in the Lord’s Supper we are a continuation or an extension of what his death and resurrection accomplished: overthrowing, undermining, subverting everything that stands in the way of full human liberation – all the violence, the poverty, the environmental destruction that keep people enslaved in any way. It is not a tranquilizer. It is subversive”.
from Engaged Spirituality
by Joseph Nangle, OFM
During his fifteen years in Latin America, Joe Nangle observed first hand the awakening of a church and a new reading of the gospel that is "good news to the poor." In 'Engaged Spirituality' he shares the lessons from that experience, showing how the radical challenge to "love God and our neighbors as ourselves" can transform, on every level, our understanding and practice of faith.....
(From back cover)
Although written in 2012 this book could be considered supplemental reading to the study of the encyclical Laudato Si'. This is a recommended read. (George Guimond ofs)
Eucharist as Subversive
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