Lord's table


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the table in Christian churches where communion is given

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The fundamental rite of admittance to the Lord's table is baptism.
The next time you break bread with fellow believers at the Lord's table, see it as not merely a past remembrance of a wonderful act done long ago on a hill called Golgotha, but as an ongoing act of God using you, together with his whole body all around the world, to be his broken body, continuing that ancient confession: "The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth," so that, indeed, all may know that Jesus Christ is Lord of all.
Izuzquiza is at his best when he offers theological analyses of figures like Mother Teresa of Calcutta, whose eucharistic mysticism unites the broken body of Christ at the Lord's Table with the presence of Christ in wounded bodies in the slums.
Described in the sources variously as a ban (interdiction; interdire), a suspension (suspension; suspendre) or a prohibition (defense; defendre), this minor excommunication barred the sinner from the sacrament of the Lord's Table but not from social contact with other church members or from public worship services.
The council for Diekmann was the "Magna Carta" of the laity, the long-awaited recovery of their proper place at the Lord's Table in the church's worship and real acknowledgement of their indispensable role in extending the transforming power of the Word and Eucharist.
It was the first thin I noticed as well, and it left me sad that at a special occasion like my friend's wedding, we Catholics are still unable to invite other Christians who share our eucharistic faith to join us at the Lord's table.
We don't use an organ; we have musicians that gather around the Lord's Table.
That was Christendom gathered at the Lord's table those many centuries.
No doubt his sources at this point (Paul VI, Athanagoras and Harding Meyer among them) conduce to such a conclusion; but it is equally open to Protestants to recognize both the given unity of all who are in the succession of the apostles' gospel, and the reality of "denominations construed as aberrations which -- especially if they sanction a divided Lord's table -- require urgently to be dealt with.
While Calvin does caution against receiving the sacrament when a person harbours hatred against another Christian, he refutes the teaching that one must come to the Lord's Table with perfect sanctity and personal worthiness.
That's where we show our identity as Catholics, when we come together around the Lord's table to be formed and transformed.
The community that takes shape around the Lord's table, she said, is a healing community, a tangible sign of restoration to health.
While Protestants do not set out such prerequisites for fellowship at the Lord's table, here too it is evident - especially in the recent debate about the doctrine of justification - just how far each is convinced of holding the correct view, to which the others must come over if there is to be real union.
This reinforces the fact that the church politic continues its exclusion of homosexuals from Our Lord's table.
At these meetings I have often wondered whether the high officials in Protestantism and the Orthodox and Roman Catholic hierarchies keep in mind the hungers of the heart among the hundreds of millions of Christians who do not get to share the Lord's table.