Clergy Resources

Resources for the Year of Eucharistic Revival

Eucharist Revival
A Lenten Resource for Clergy

The National Eucharistic Revival Team has provided the following Preaching Series Guide as a resource to assist priests prepare kerygmatic, Eucharistic homilies during this Lent. Please click the links below to view the document:

National Resources

The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church (PDF)
The 2021 USCCB document on the Eucharist, the doctrinal source text for the Eucharistic Revival.

Priestly Renewal: Eucharistic Revival (PDF)
We are excited to announce that the McGrath Institute for Church Life has prepared this free bilingual program to provide intellectual, pastoral, and practical content for priests during the first year of the Revival.

Instructional Guide on Eucharistic Processions (PDF)
This document provides guidance on the logistical aspects of planning a Eucharistic Procession.

General Intercessions

Sample intercessions for the National Eucharistic Revival provided by the USCCB. Download Here (PDF)

General Instruction of the Roman Missal

View information on the USCCB website.

Papal Documents 

Pope Francis’s Greeting to Organizing Committee of the National Eucharistic Revival in the US.

Other Papal Documents.

International Theological Commission

“Eucharistic Amazement Planning Ideas”
  1. Focus on offering vibrant liturgies and Eucharistic preaching
  2. Offer Eucharistic Amazement Adoration opportunities and Reconciliation 
  3. Offer a vibrant Corpus Christi celebration
  4. Read and Promulgate on Keeping the Lord’s Day Holy (Dies Domini) St. John Paul II
  5. Promote sabbath rest and Eucharistic renewal to parishioners and Community
  6. Sign up to receive National Eucharistic Revival Updates and inspiration
  7. Discuss with other priests any of these suggested texts:
    1. General Instruction of the Roman Missal
    2. The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise by Robert Cardinal Sarah
    3. The Spirit of the Liturgy by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI)

“Eucharistic Revival Recommended Literature”

Becoming Eucharistic People – The Hope and Promise of Parish Life
Timothy P. O’Malley
ISBN: 9781646801572

Real Presence – What Does it Mean and Why Does it Matter
Timothy P. O’Malley
ISBN: 9781646800568

Awesome Glory – Resurrection in Scripture, Liturgy and Theology
Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B.
ISBN: 9780814644034

What Happens at Mass – Revised edition
Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B.
ISBN: 9781568545639

The Eucharist – Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion
Lawrence Feingold

Jesus the Bridegroom – The Greatest Love Story Ever Told
Brant Pitre

Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist – Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper
Brant Pitre

Bread that is Broken
Wilfrid Stinissen, O.C.D.

The Eucharist
Alexander Schmemann

Robert Barron

The Holy Hour – Meditations for Eucharistic Adoration
Word on Fire (Edited by Matthew Becklo)

The Eucharist: Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion
Lawrence Feingold

Ars Celebrandi: Celebrating and Concelebrating Mass
Paul Turner

Let Us Pray: A Guide to the Rubrics of Sunday Mass
Paul Turner

Become What You Receive: A Systematic Study of the Eucharist
John H. McKenna CM

The Holy Mass (Sayings of the Fathers of the Church)
Mike Aquilina

The Mass: The Glory, the Mystery, the Tradition 
Cardinal Donald Wuerl (Author), Mike Aquilina (Author)

Eucharistic Revival

Learn more about the Year of the Eucharistic Revival and about Archdiocesan experiences that proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and promote Eucharistic devotion.

Eucharistic Revival