Tuesday, January 8, 2013

"[T]he Eucharist is not primarily a ritual by or through which individual communicants come to have an individual experience of “communion with the Lord.” It is the corporate “coming” of Christ to the faithful, through the Eucharist of the Church, his Body. It is a deepening of the union of the faithful with him in his Body, his Body being both the Church and the Eucharist." 
                                   --Dom Gregory Dix in his "The Shape of the Liturgy"

Read more: http://www.touchstonemag.com/archives/article.php?id=21-09-022-f#ixzz2HQnjM1aO

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