Tag: Communion


“Just a Symbol”?


Is today (January 28, 2016) closer to A) January 27, 2016 or B) January 28, 1986? The obvious answer is A), because we almost always think of time as sequential, but for the friends and family of the five astronauts and two payload specialists that died in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster on this...

“Just a Symbol?”–Communion in a Cathedral


The Hapsburgs were christened, married and buried at St. Augustine in Vienna.  This cathedral has seen a lot of pageantry and ceremony and the mass still reflects a polish and flair consistent with this history.  I particularly noticed this in the treatment of the elements of the Eucharist.  In all Catholic services,...