I was out and traveled for four hours last Sunday. If I were to to attend mass in our parish, I would be late for the last mass, so I decided to go to the famous Edsa Shrine, Philippines. I was already tired, experiencing chest and jaw pain. For me this signaled rising blood pressure. I wanted to get out and have a drink of the pineapple juice, my cure to stabilize my high BP, but I didn’t want to miss the mass so I pressed on.
During the portion where the priest raised the Host (before communion) and the congregation said “Lord I am not not worthy to receive You, but only say the word and I shall be healed”, I prayed it wholeheartedly. In seconds, my pain was gone! Truly, Jesus responds when we call Him.
Many have shied away from attending mass saying that eating the blood and flesh of our More