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By R. Scott Hurd

Award-winning writer R. Scott Hurd employs the original and ingenious tales of fourteen biblical characters who have been as regards to Jesus—including Thomas, Barnabas, and Mary Magdalene—in order that will help you comprehend Christ higher and to think about the secret found in the Eucharist.

The scriptures are choked with standard and not-so-familiar references to the Eucharist—including the narratives of the final Supper, Jesus calling himself the Bread of lifestyles, and the money owed of the miracle of the loaves and fishes.

In Around the Table, you are going to start to higher comprehend the mysteries of the Eucharist in a deeper manner during the eyes of Thomas, who was once with Jesus as he raised the widow’s son at Nain and Lazarus at Bethany. you are going to discover the Eucharist as a foretaste of heaven along Bartholomew within the top room and the dear reward of forgiveness that the Eucharist brings with Matthew as he first meets Jesus at Capernaum. you can find braveness to proportion the excellent news within the strong tale of Mary Magdalene’s crushing sorrow and exuberant pleasure on the dying and resurrection of Jesus.

R. Scott Hurd, senior director for management formation at Catholic Charities united states, is helping you find the which means of the sacrament in the course of the support of news approximately those that followed Jesus in the course of his time in the world. In every one bankruptcy, you’ll take where of a particular pal, follower, or loved one of Jesus that allows you to understand him greater, ponder scripture, and deepen your knowing of the Eucharistic secret we have a good time at the present time. as well as those scripture-inspired tales, Hurd will give you instruments to steer your reading:

  • A biographical cartoon of every biblical character
  • Questions for journaling, contemplation, or conversation
  • Scripture citations for reference and extra reading
  • A prayer to shut each one chapter


Hurd comprises the culture of the Church and his personal lifelong fascination with the Eucharist that will help you come to a richer realizing and deeper gratitude for this super present during which we're healed, bolstered, renewed, and challenged to develop into the loving individuals God has created us to be.

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