In Divine Love Made Flesh: The Holy Eucharist as the Sacrament of Charity, His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke examines the beauty and power of the Holy Eucharist in light of the profound teachings of Blessed Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI. Using clear and illuminating language, Cardinal Burke guides the reader through the teaching of the Church on this Most Holy Sacrament and Its place in the life of every disciple of Jesus Christ.
This spiritual treatise on the central Mystery of our Faith links the rich theology of the Church with pastoral practice and the spiritual life. Cardinal Burke’s ability to reach the layman in simple yet inspiring language is sure to engender love for the Holy Eucharist in the hearts of all his readers.
Raymond Cardinal Burke
||Born in 1948 in Richland Center, Wisconsin, Raymond Leo Burke attended seminary in La Crosse, Washington, D.C., and Rome, where he was ordained a priest by Pope Paul VI in 1975. Ordained a bishop in 1995 by Blessed Pope John Paul II, he served for almost nine years as Bishop of La Crosse, where he founded the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and over four years as Archbishop of St. Louis. Since 2008, he has served as Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura in Rome. He was named a cardinal in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal Burke has written and spoken widely on Roman Catholic canon law, as well as on the Holy Eucharist, devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, and the sanctity of human life.