Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler:
Last year, on the feast of Corpus Christi, the US bishops’ conference launched a four-year program aimed at a National Eucharistic Revival, designed to “restore understanding and devotion to this great mystery here in the United States.” The goal of the program is commendable; every faithful Catholic recognizes the urgent need for a recovery of reverence for the Eucharist. But I suggest that our bishops are missing the most obvious means toward that end— the quickest, most direct route to the desired goal.
The bishops’ program offers a number of useful resources: documents, podcasts, online courses, conferences, meetings, discussions, videos— all intended to increase understanding of the Eucharist. Unfortunately most American Catholics will never use those resources; in fact, most will never be made aware of their existence. Continue reading here.