About this Episode
Why did Jesus choose to institute the Eucharist under both bread and wine? At the Last Supper, Jesus was preparing the Apostles for His death. By instituting the Eucharist under a separation of bread and wine, He was signifying the separation of His Body and Blood on the Cross. Learn more about the connection between the Last Supper and Good Friday and what it says about the Eucharist.
For more Eucharistic resources and events that will inspire a deeper love for the Blessed Sacrament, explore our new initiative, the Real Presence Project.
Take a new look at the Mass in Mike Aquilina’s The Eucharist Foretold: The Lost Prophecy of Malachi.
For a more in-depth study of the biblical foundations of the Mass, try the video study The Eucharist in Scripture.