Roc Follow-up  on Homily for 4th Sunday of Easter 2016
GIRM 78 says that the Eucharistic Prayer is a prayer of thanksgiving and consecration. For what do we give thanks? For whom do we give thanks?
Seems to me [and this is something I wish to underline] we give thanks to God and the Lamb through the Spirit for redemption – that Christ has opened for us the back d00r to our private and isolated hells and set us in relation to one another within the heart of the Trinity…
Preface for Sundays III: “For we know it belongs to your boundless glory that you came to the aid of mortal beings with your divinity and even fashioned for us a remedy out of mortality itself, that the cause of our downfall might become the means of our salvation through Christ our Lord…”
“Oh, happy fault!” –roc,sj