Posts Tagged ‘Eucharist as meal’

The meal of memories: common action, ecclesial worship

Thursday, August 26th, 2021
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In recent debates a serious misunderstanding of Christian practice is often put forward by those who seek to defend the so-called ‘Tridentine Rite’ which has the effect of juxtaposing a ‘meal’ and a ‘sacrifice.’ These objectors completely ignore not only the fact that within our deep tradition – much older than the time of Jesus Read more

Eucharist a meal not fast food

Monday, July 29th, 2019

I was raised in Kansas but attended a seminary college in distant Ohio. One weekend, a schoolmate who lived nearby invited me to visit his home. Upon arrival that Friday evening, he asked what time I would like to eat. I said, “Whatever time your mom is serving supper.” He said, “My mom doesn’t cook.” Read more