The Franciscan Parish of the Resurrection
2750 E Atlantic Blvd. Pompano Beach, FL 33062
OUR VISION STATEMENT
"The Franciscan Parish of the Resurrection is a loving, welcoming and inclusive Catholic community that serves all without regard to relationship status, sexual orientation, or spiritual background. The community offers the opportunity to experience the love and compassion of God in the Catholic sacramental tradition by sharing at the Lord's table where all are welcome."
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The 5:00PM Mass is celebrated every Saturday evening and at 10:30AM on Sunday morning at the Franciscan Parish of the Resurrection. The Eucharist is followed by a light reception in the adjacent social hall. We value everyone who comes through our doors and are overfilled with joy that we get to spend time with you!
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To put it simply, the Mass can be summed up as 4 things...
Since the time of Christ, Christians around the world have gathered together to worship God. Jesus gave us the sacrament of the Eucharist when he broke bread with his disciples at the Last Supper. Likewise, we too celebrate the Liturgy of the Eucharist as the highest form of praise and worship we can offer to God.
Holy Communion is indeed the Body and Blood of Christ which we receive as believers, but it is much more than that too. As a body of believers the communion we partake in also identifies us as part of the Church, the universal Body of Christ. It is our home. When a community comes together in the name of Christ, they are in communion with one another. This communion of common belief is what makes us family. No matter who you are, where you are from, or what you have done, Christ calls you to communion in both sacrament and community.
The Mystery of Faith or Mysterium fidei is at the core of the celebration of the Eucharist. As we bring forth the gifts of bread and wine, through the mystery of the sacrament they become for us the literal Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. For us as Catholics, how exactly this happens is a great mystery and grace God has given to us. This reminds us that while we are worshiping, so too are the choirs of angels in heaven rejoicing at the mystery of the Mass.
The Liturgy or the ancient Greek word Leitourgía literally means "the work of the people." This work is a labor of love. The Mass in its essence is the greatest love story ever told. God wanted us to know Him so intimately, that He sent His only begotten Son to die for our sins. Jesus then gave us the ability to commune with Him eternally. Imagine a love so great that God did not want to leave us alone for even an instant. Every time we celebrate the Eucharist as a work of our community, we are reminded that this sacrament is a love beyond our comprehension.