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Monday, June 19, 2017
Pseudo-Dionysius: "Most divine of all sacraments"
“Do thou, O holy Sacrament, most divine of all sacraments, lift the veils that envelope Thee with their symbols, reveal Thyself clearly to our sight, and fill the eyes of our mind with a unifying and clear light!” ~Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite (6th cent.): Ecclesiastical Hierarchy, 3, 3.
The Institution of the Eucharist, by Joos van Wassenhove. Oil on wood, 1473-75; Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino.