ASIA/INDIA - "When we are nourished by the Eucharist, we can nourish others": a program for the Jubilee

Nagpur - "When we are nourished by the Eucharist we can nourish others" is the appeal launched by Abram Viruthakulangara, Archbishop of Nagpur, for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. As reported to Fides, in the diocese, located in the state of Maharashtra, the local community intends to live the time of the Jubilee highlighting the importance of reaching out to others: "Jesus has a two-point programme: love of God and love of one’s neighbor. Where there is love, God reigns", the Archbishop said, adding: "The Kingdom of Jesus has no boundaries just like love has no boundaries. The kingdom is in our hearts, and from there you have to reach out to others. Christ says: I want to be in your heart. The person of Christ dwells in our hearts. We must make room for him in our hearts. And our mission is to spread it to the hearts of others".
Mgr. Abram pointed out that sometimes one gives an image of Christianity as an "institution", while it is made up of values such as love, peace and justice. The Bishop stressed that through the sacrament of the Eucharist, Christ enters and feeds the heart of man, making him able to "nurture others" with love, mercy, compassion, fruits of God's grace.