Tag: Body and Blood of Christ

Nov 2018

As we begin the season of Advent we also begin to experience the celebration of the Mass with the priest standing at the altar “towards God”. I have written about this traditional practice the past two Sundays and I would like to add a couple of more observations here. The first addresses a possible objection to the practice, namely that the words of consecration, “This is my Body” and “This is the Chalice of my Blood” seem to be addressed to the people, not to God, because they are preceded by “Take......

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