Why does a priest receive Communion while acting in the Person of Christ?
Why does a priest receive communion while acting in the person of Christ?
It's a silly question, but I like to contemplate the meaning of our Doctrines in relation to the Mass. I suspect the answer is simply a dual role (both Priest and in Persona Christi), but I was hoping that 2000 years of people smarter than me might have addressed this in a more satisfying way.
Rolling up the scroll, he handed it back to the attendant and sat down, and the eyes of all in the synagogue looked intently at him.
Readin' the bible er' day.