Living Eucharist


The restoration of the universe through the Paschal Mystery

It is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation,
at all times to acclaim you, O Lord,
but in this time above all to laud you yet more gloriously,
when Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.

For, with the old order destroyed,
a universe cast down is renewed,
and integrity of life is restored to us in Christ.

Therefore, overcome with paschal joy,
every land, every people exults in your praise
and even the heavenly Powers, with the angelic hosts,
sing together the unending hymn of your glory,
as they acclaim:

Holy, Holy, holy…

Preface of Easter IV 

The above Preface is one of those which may have been used at Mass on Sunday. It reminds us that the Resurrection of Jesus represents a radical renewing of Creation, a restoration of Creation’s original purpose for all creatures, and most especially…

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