Posts tagged Sacrifice

The Adoration of the Lamb, Hubert van Eyck (c.1385–1426) and Jan van Eyck (c.1390–1441); c.1432; St Bavo’s Cathedral, Ghent

Christ within the veil hath entered

Fr Neil’s homily for Corpus Christi, 6 June 2021 As they were eating, he took bread, and blessed, and broke it, and gave it to them, and said, “Take; this is my body.” All the readings in mass today explore elements of the ritual sacrifice of Israel. The Exodus reading is the establishing of the […]

Fr Thomas’ homily for 2 February, Candlemass.

“The Lord whom you seek will suddenly come into his Temple.” If we turn back into the Old Testament, to when the Temple first came into use, we find an extraordinary scene. Vast crowds gathered rejoicing this profound moment, the priests and Levites lead the people in worship, the Ark of the Covenant which represented […]