Conference participants consider Eucharist-Marriage link

“Communion in Marriage and Family” was the theme for Tuesday’s  sessions of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, which is under way through Sunday in Dublin, Ireland.

Secretary General of the Congress Kevin Doran spoke about the institution of marriage and sexuality within the context of the Eucharist. “It is extremely important,” he said, “for us to make the connection between marriage and Eucharist; they are both primarily about the gift of self to the other. In a very particular way, the gift Jesus gives us in the Eucharist is reflected in the gift that married people give to one another and to their children… husband and wife give themselves completely to one another.”

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