“The Holy Father writes of the Eucharist as a sacrifice, as communion with Christ and one another, as a preparation for the end of the world and a foretaste of heaven, as the link to the apostolic chu

“The Holy Father writes of the Eucharist as a sacrifice, as communion with Christ and one another, as a preparation for the end of the world and a foretaste of heaven, as the link to the apostolic church and to the church universal through the successors of the apostles, the bishops. Emphasizing only one or two of these dimensions of the mystery and forgetting the others reduces the Eucharist to something less than the gift Christ gave to his Church.”