St. Peter Julian Eymard on the importance of assisting at Mass

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In order to comprehend the value of the Holy Mass, you must remember that this sublime act is in itself greater than all the good works, virtues, and merits of all the Saints together, the Blessed Virgin Mary not excepted, from the beginning until the end of time. For each Mass repeats (makes present for us again) the (one-time, once for all) Sacrifice of the God-Man Who, dying as man and as God, raising His death to the dignity of a divine action, gives it thereby an infinite worth.

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  1. Thank you, Doug, for using the pre-conciliar phrase “assisting at Mass” (emphasis added). It should never have fallen into disuse, or have been marginalized because it is too benighted or “quaint” a concept in the arid post-conciliar desert–in which we 21st century Israelites must still roam.


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