They Shall Not Hunger Or Thirst (Isaiah 49:10) from today's first reading is a promise taken up and fulfilled by Jesus. Those who eat His flesh and drink His blood will never hunger or thirst again. What consoling words.
As Holy Week approaches, the daily mass readings will point out Scripture passages which show Jesus to be the fulfillment of the promises made by God through the prophets.
Receiving the Eucharist prayerfully and gratefully is a lifelong blessing, but one to be especially favored during Lent.