“…the liturgy of the word and the liturgy of the Eucharist are so closely connected with each other that they form a single act of worship.” Sacrosanctum Concilium, 56
“ At the last supper, on the night he was betrayed, our Savior instituted the eucharistic sacrifice of his body and blood. He did this in order to perpetuate the sacrifice of the cross throughout the ages until he should come again, and so to entrust to his beloved spouse, the church a memorial of his death and resurrection: a sacrament of love, a sign of unity, and bond of charity, a paschal banquet in which Christ is received, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge of future glory is given to us.” Sacrosanctum Concilium, 47
How We Need to Understand the Mass Source Summit Liturgy Worship Sacramental Sacrifice Memorial Sacrament, sign and bond (Communion) Paschal Banquet Pledge of future glory
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