Tag: Eucharist metaphor

Early History of Eucharist

Weekly reception of the Eucharist was customary already in apostolic times. In the Didache, the faithful are admonished that, “having come together on the Lord’s Day, you are to break bread and give thanks, after you...

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Eucharist

Your principal motive in going to Communion should be to advance, strengthen and console yourself in the love of God, receiving for love alone what is given for love alone. At no other time is our Lord more loving and more...

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The Real Presence – St Catherine of Siena

Nor is the sacrament itself diminished by being divided, any more than is fire, to take an example. If you had a burning lamp and all the world came to you for light, the light of your lamp would not be diminished by the...

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