Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C. is a Kazakhstani Roman Catholic bishop, the auxiliary bishop of .. Dominus Est, it is the Lord: Reflections of a Bishop of Central Asia on Holy Communion [Dominus est, riflessioni di un vescovo dell’ Asia Centrale. Buy Dominus Est: It is the Lord! by Athanasius Schneider (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. Nearly ten years ago an unknown auxiliary bishop from Karaganda, Kazakhstan, the Most Reverend Athanasius Schneider, wrote a brief treatise on the.
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Thomas Richardson and Son,p. I knelt down and began to cry. Therefore, the Eucharist, bread transubstantiated into the Body of Christ and wine into the Blood of Achneider, God in our midst, had to be received with awe, with the greatest reverence, and in an attitude of humble adoration.
Those who continued to distribute Communion in the hand were censured. God willing, the pastors of the Church will be able to renew the house of God which is the Church, placing the Eucharistic Jesus in the center, giving Him the first place, making it so that He receive gestures of honor and adoration also at the moment of Holy Communion.
Thomas because they trace their origins to St. His scriptural commentaries are representative of the method of interpretation employed in Antioch at that time, the Antiochene school of hermeneutics. He belonged to the Alliance of the Russian People, but did not engage in politics. He is a Doctor of the Church and is sometimes also called the Doctor of the Assumption because of his writings on the Assumption of Mary into Heaven.
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Christian Classics,vol. Cited in the Instruction Il Padre inestimabile. He was heavily influenced by the writings of Erasmus.
Dominus Est: It Is the Lord: Reflections of a Bishop of Central Asia on Holy Communion
In view of this fact, the Church has a special duty to safeguard and strengthen the sacredness of the Eucharist. The attitude of a child is the truest and most profound attitude of a Christian before his Savior, Who nourishes him with His Body and Blood, according to the following moving expressions of Clement of Alexandria: John Lateran is the official seat or cathedral of the Bishop of Rome.
Retrieved August 27, Thus one reads in a sermon of St. And why speak I of the world to come? Basil the Great, Reguloe brevius tract.
Likewise, in the Church, the profound conviction that in the Eucharistic Species the Lord is truly and really present and the growing practice of keeping Holy Communion in tabernacles contributed to the practice of kneeling in an attitude of humble adoration before the Lord in the Eucharist.
These moving words of St. Michael Prayer Back in Bridgeport. It Is the Lord: After an injury, he changed the course of his life and followed the evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity, and obedience with intense zeal and in imitation of Christ.
Maria Schneider was also among the female worshipers. In some diocesan editions of the Rituale Romanum after the Council of Trent, the ancient practice of giving the faithful the non-consecrated wine as an ablution for the mouth was preserved.
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This is how the encounters of the faithful with the Eucharistic Christ in the august and holy moment of Communion ought to be. Pius XI was also interested in the participation of lay persons in the Church.
The policeman, looking at the ticket, told the priest: May 8, ; d. Allowing oneself to be fed like a baby by receiving Communion directly into the mouth ritually expresses in a better way the character of receptivity and of being a child before Christ Who feeds us and nourishes us spiritually.
John Chrysostom, Doctor of the Eucharist, also bear witness to this axiom: You, however, after receiving the Body of Christ in your hands, adore Him with great and sincere love, fix your gaze on Him, and kiss Him. After the recitation of that prayer, each one no longer approaches the priest, but the flaming Seraph. God willing, the pastors of the Church will be able to renew the house of God which is the Church, placing the Eucharistic Jesus in the center, giving Him the first place, making it so that He receive gestures of honor and adoration also at the moment of Holy Communion.
Father Alexij worked so that the greatest number of faithful could be prepared for the reception of Holy Communion, making himself available to hear the confessions of the faithful literally day and night, without sleeping and without eating. So I opened my mouth, and he gave me the scroll to eat. Newman, John Henry Bl. John Paul II beatified him September 3, The deportees of Central Asia faced the same fate some years later, but their devotion to the Holy Eucharist and their fidelity to the Church saw them through those dark days.
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Immediately after his return to Karaganda from his missionary journey in Kirghistan, in April ofFather Alexij was arrested by the secret police and placed in the concentration camp of Dolinka, near Karaganda. I wish to say first what a pleasure it has been to work with Bishop Schneider, a kindly gentleman with a faith-filled and priestly heart; even across three continents and an ocean, we have been able to communicate and collaborate effectively out of a love born of a common concern for a renewed sense of the sacrality of the Holy Eucharist.
He was a major leader of the Oxford Movement, which was intended to bring the Church of England back to its Catholic origins.
James, before distributing Holy Communion to the faithful, the priest recites this prayer: