On The Presence of Jesus and “Virtual” Holy Communion

In the face of a public health emergency, being a “Minister of Word and Sacrament” (the official nomenclature for what I do as a pastor) is complicated. How does one preach the Word to an empty sanctuary? How does one provide the sacraments, especially Holy Communion – the very body and blood of Christ when we can’t gather for the meal? The answers are not as straightforward as you might think. This video is this Beggar’s Take on the issue.