Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520); The Mass at Bolsena; fresco; 1512-14; Vatican Museums; Vatican Apostolic Palace; Raphael Rooms, Room of Heliodorus, © Musei Vaticani
What today’s world perhaps needs the most is
that Christians lift up with humble courage
the prophetic voice of their hope.
It will be precisely from an intense
and conscious Eucharistic life
that their witness will derive
its intense transparency and
its force of conviction which are necessary
to break through to the human heart.
(Pope Paul VI, Homily on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, 28 May 1978)