Join a family of men and women who devote a few days a year to baking loaves of bread used at our Early Mass Communion! The recipe is provided and must be followed exactly to ensure it is efficacious and sufficient, but it is very easy! Your interest and efforts are very much appreciated.
The ingredients in this communion bread are symbolic to the teachings of Christ and the purpose of His death on the cross. I noticed this on one particular day of baking the bread.
“Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies it remains by itself alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.” John 12:24
“If any man is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being shall flow rivers of living water.” John 7:37
“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how will it be made salty again? It is good for nothing anymore, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.” Matthew 5:13
“How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity. It is like precious oil poured on the head…running down the beard.” Psalm 133:2 “You annoint my head with oil. My cup overflows.” Psalm 23
“The ordinances of the Lord are sure and altogether righteous. They are more precious than gold…they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb.” Psalm 19:9-10
As you take the bread into your body, do not fail to take into your heart all the goodness that our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ gives you through His gracious gift of salvation.