News, Comments and Information about the U2 Eucharist

January 2, 2015
Bono: J is for Jesus
At this time of year some people are reminded of the poetic as well as the historic truth that is the birth of Jesus. The Christmas story has a crazy good plot with an even crazier premise – the idea goes, if there is a force of love and logic behind the universe, then how […]
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March 9, 2011
“Bono Church”
Sometimes your favorite worships songs are ones which you never — or, in the case of U2 — seldom hear in church.
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February 26, 2011
Bono on Grace, Jesus and Christianity
Bono: “You see, at the center of all religions is the idea of Karma. You know, what you put out comes back to you: an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, or in physics; in physical laws every action is met by an equal or an opposite one. It’s clear to me that Karma is at the very heart of the universe. I’m absolutely sure of it. And yet, along comes this idea called Grace to upend all that “as you reap, so you will sow” stuff. Grace defies reason and logic. Love interrupts, if you like, the consequences of your actions, which in my case is very good news indeed, because I’ve done a lot of stupid stuff.”
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January 16, 2009
No Line on the Horizon
Site update and a word or two about U2’s new album.
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September 9, 2007
U2charists combine U2 music and worship
Wellington – It started one Sunday when Deacon Charles Cannon noticed the iPods and Sidekicks coming out in church. “I realized pretty quickly that the kids were disconnected during the service,” Cannon said of the teenagers in his youth group at St. David’s Episcopal Church. “I learned they didn’t know what was going on in […]
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April 3, 2007
U2 church service reaches out
The so-called U2charist, named after the band and the Eucharist – or Holy Communion – originated in the US.
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March 14, 2007
Bono Preaches
Bon was presented with the Chairman’s Award at the prestigious 38th NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. His acceptance speech brought people to their feet.
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February 28, 2007
The role of Scripture in U2 music and lyrics
Many U2 songs include either direct quotations or allusions to specific passages of scripture.
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Walk On: The Spiritual Journey of U2
Why is the Church that once shunned U2 now claiming them as its own? More than two decades into worldwide success, have the boys from Ireland actually found what they’re looking for?
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Get Up Off Your Knees: Preaching the U2 Catalog
Get Up Off Your Knees is a thoughtful and provocative collection of sermons by a group of preachers from across the international church spectrum who have been moved to theological reflection on the art and work of U2.
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