Saturday, October 07, 2006

By his one oblation of himself once offered*
Andrewes vs both St Robert Bellarmine and Calvin on the Mass. Of course concomitance is not a problem! ‘Under one kind’ for the laity is a matter of discipline/rite not doctrine as the Orthodox tradition shows for example. (Though at least sometimes you find similar claims from them — Ambrose of Optina for example — as from Andrewes.) From Meam Commemorationem.

Where the Eucharist is, there is the Catholic Church’

Orthodox Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) on Nicholas Afanasiev (whose Russian Piety I’ve read) and others

*And made present every time the priest pleads the (full, perfect and sufficient) Holy Sacrifice on our altars.

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