Last week, I tried to respond to concern about how the lay faithful can be involved in the sacrifice being accomplished by the priest standing at the altar. In my response I compared the sacrifice to sending a “peace delegation” to God. Using an example given by Jesus I suggested that, while the delegation was doing its work, the king and his 10,000 troops would feel powerless and pray for favorable terms. In relation to God the favorable terms are actually his demand for our unconditional surrender. That is because the supreme......