We Encounter Jesus Through Scripture and The Eucharist


I can analyze paintings on the Body of Christ to explain how we encounter Jesus through Scripture and the Eucharist.

The Body of Christ

“To receive communion is to receive Christ Himself who has offered Himself for us.”

Catechism of the Catholic Church no. 1382

Last Supper by Andrey Mironov

Mond Crucifixion by Raphael

Activity 1: The Body of Christ

In your small group examine the paintings in The Body of Christ and answer the questions on the handout. Stay focused on the artwork and the discussion questions. 

The Body of Christ.pdf

“The Church has always venerated the Scriptures as she venerates the Lord’s Body. She never ceases to present to the faithful the bread of life, taken from the one table of God’s Word and Christ’s Body.”

Catechism of the Catholic Church no. 103

Discussion Questions

Activity 2: How are the Scripture and Eucharist similar and different? 

Use the information from this lesson to answer the following question in a thinking map. Complete this assignment on the Thinking Maps Learning Community or on paper. It will be collected in your portfolio. 

Activity 3: The Scripture with the Eucharist Drawings. 

Use the information from today's lesson to draw a symbol for Scripture and one for the Eucharist to show how we encounter Jesus through each.