Issue: November 2014
The love for the altar and Communion is the reason the Society of Saint Pius X establishes chapels worthy of the Divine Guest and worthy of the holy sacraments which take place there.
The purpose of the sequence was twofold: the expression of praise and the teaching of doctrine. St. Thomas’s Lauda Sion accomplishes both of these ends wonderfully.
On the three prayers the priest recites before his Communion at Mass.
Examins the question of how the Orthodox Church understand the Eucharist
Some short stories about the Blessed Sacrament.
The Eucharist is like a seed within us, a seed of our bodily resurrection, because in our Communion we partake of Our Lord Jesus Christ risen. He is in us with His risen body, His glorious body. Thus He is for us like a seed of resurrection.
As we grow upwards to reach the “stature of the perfect man” and ascend towards Him, a condescending God Himself stoops down towards us and meets us half way.
"Corpus Christi processions are an important part of maintaining and publicly professing the Catholic Faith. During the Communist persecution in Poland, for example, the main procession in Krakow would involve up to 250,000 participants each year boldly paying homage to our Eucharistic King. . . . "
Extracts from Mediator Dei (November 20, 1947)
Do any of us truly understand what an incredible gift we have in the Real Presence of Our Savior in the Blessed Sacrament?
There is one whom the Christian tradition has always regarded as the highest ideal, the incomparable model of every soul seeking to advance in its life of union with the God of the Eucharist. This is the Virgin of the Incarnation, whose life was one of uninterrupted union with the mystery of Christ.
A short story
A report on the Eucharistic Congress at La Salette Academy.
The Tapestry of the Apocalypse
Pius XII said in an address given on June 7, 1939, that when it comes to the family, the Eucharist “unites and almost fuses hearts together.”
- Is altar wine addictive, and if so, how could Christ have used it?
- Can couples decide for themselves when they are able to use NFP?
- Bishop Athanasius Schneider Speaks about the Extraordinary Synod
- Extraordinary Synod on the Family
- Raymond Cardinal Burke Demoted
Where have . . . all the glorious bishops the Church has ranked among the number of holy pontiffs and doctors gone? Collegiality, bishops’ conferences, synods of bishops—the point is clear: the bishop is no longer the faithful guardian of the revealed deposit, a doctor and guarantor of Christian doctrine as well as pontiff...
If there is one point of doctrine that has undergone the greatest challenge in its history over the last fifty years and that the SSPX defends, it is the pontifical mission of Peter, the role and power of the Supreme Pontiff, which is of divine constitution.
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