You Are Needed
By not participating in Sunday Eucharist, we “deprive the body of Christ of one of its members.” This article, by the Liturgy Training Publications, reminds us that everyone has a role to play in the Body of Christ. Each one of us as members of Christ’s body is important. An analogy would be the family reunion. If one family member does not show, the reunion is incomplete. The Church gathered for Sunday Eucharist is likewise lacking when one person is missing. We know the parable of the lost sheep. This parable has the same point. The shepherd leaves the 99 sheep to find the lost sheep. Each person is needed in the Sunday Eucharistic assembly.
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