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This book offers the reader a fuller understanding of the Eucharist through the story of the disciples on their way to Emmaus.  Nouwen is answering the questions: How can all of my life be Eucharistic, and how can the daily celebration of the Eucharist make it that way? Nouwen focuses on five main aspects of the Eucharistic celebration: loss, presence, invitation, communion and mission, with a particular attention to the spiritual movement from resentment to gratitude.

Themes: Jesus, Spiritual Life, God, Loss, Service, Community, The Eucharist, Loss, Presence, Invitation, Communion, Mission, Resentment, Gratitude, Lostness, Home, Loss, Loss of our dreams, Loss of our faith, Mourning our losses, To grieve, Lord, have mercy prayer, Mercy, Evil, Contrition

Orbis Books,1994

Praise for "With Burning Hearts"

"I was surprised by how much I loved this book. It was straightforward, honest, relatable, and invigorating!"
"This is a deeply moving meditation on the Eucharist by a spiritual master. Gentle and powerful at the same time."
"I've yet to read anything by Henri Nouwen that didn't deeply move me. This might be my favorite by him."

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