Category Archives: Liturgy

Re-presenting the sacrifice of Christ

It is said that at Mass the priest does not re-sacrifice Christ but only re-presents (i.e. makes present again) the sacrifice of Christ. The priest initiates the Eucharistic prayer by saying, “Pray, brethren, that my sacrifice and yours may be … Continue reading

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“The new and eternal covenant”

The updated, more faithful-to-the-original-Latin translation of the Mass in the English language is a blessing. One change specifically has made an impact. Changing from “new and everlasting covenant” to “new and eternal covenant” deepens one’s understanding of what Jesus accomplished. … Continue reading

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