When You Approach The Altar – Remember

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“…the one whom we receive is Jesus who was born of Mary, who lived in Nazareth, who preached to the Jews of Palestine. This is the Good Samaritan; this is He who healed the sick, delivered Mary Magdalene from the devil, raised Lazarus from the dead. This is He Who, wearied, slept in the boat; this is He who was crucified on Calvary, who rose, glorious, from the tomb; this is the mysterious pilgrim on the road to Emmaus who made Himself recognized ‘in the breaking of the bread; this is He Who ascended to heaven, to the right hand of the Father; this is the Eternal High Priest, ever living, who never ceases to pray for us.”

(From Christ in His Mysteries by Blessed Columba Marmion)

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