Sunday, August 25, 2013

Ambrose: "Flesh and Blood"

“NOW we, as often as we receive the Sacraments, which by the mystery of holy prayer are transformed (transfigurantur) into Flesh and Blood, proclaim the Lord’s death.”

~St. AmbroseConcerning Faith, 4, 124.

Institution of the Eucharist (Cell 35), by Fra Angelico.
Fresco, 1441-42; Convento di San Marco, Florence.

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