Sunday, October 21, 2007
The Sacrifice of the Mass
"In the sacrament he is immolated for the people not only on every Easter Solemnity but on every day; and a man would not be lying if, when asked, he were to reply that Christ is being immolated. For if sacraments had not a likeness to those things of which they are sacraments, they would not be sacraments at all; and they generally take the names of those same things by reason of this likeness"
__(St. Augustin Letters 98:9 [A.D. 412]).
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