The bread is Christ’s body, the cup is Christ’s blood.
If you, therefore, are Christ’s body and members, it is your own mystery that is placed on the Lord’s table!
It is your own mystery that you are receiving!
Be a member of Christ’s body, then, so that your Amen may ring true!
Be what you see; receive what you are.
All who fail to keep the bond of peace after entering this mystery receive not a sacrament that benefits them, but an indictment that condemns them.
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Do you wish to honour the Body of Christ?
Do not ignore him when he is naked.
Do not pay him homage in the temple clad in silk, only then to neglect him outside where he is cold and ill-clad.
He who said. “This is my Body” is the same who said: “You saw me hungry and you gave me no food,” and “Whatever you did to the least of my brothers you did also for me.”
What good is it if the Eucharistic table is overloaded with gold chalices when your brother is dying of hunger?
Start satisfying his hunger and then with what is left you may adorn the altar as well.
From one of the early Church fathers, St. John Chryostom