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Archbishop: See with ‘eyes of faith’

From the beginning, the Eucharist was a challenge for the early disciples of Christ and still is for the modern-day disciple. Presiding at his first Corpus Christi Mass at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, Archbishop Jason Gordon highlighted the scepticism which even Catholics have toward the mystery of the Eucharist.

He said when Jesus told His disciples (John 6:53) unless they ate of His flesh and drank His blood they could not have life in Him, some of His disciples walked away because of His ‘intolerable language’. Archbishop Gordon said, “Who wants to eat of the flesh of a man or drink the blood of a man?….This is cannibalism they were saying to themselves.”

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