We also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us. Romans 5:3-5
If you are looking to get deeper into your faith and are willing to open yourself to learn, here is a valuable video presentation by Dr. Brant Pitre. He explores the Jewish origins of the Eucharist. He is a clear and accessible teacher. Follow the link to see the video...and he also posts an outline to follow along with the video if you'd like.