Summer 1985

The Eucharist (photocopy)

Introduction: The Eucharist

Hans Urs von Balthasar

The mystery of the eucharist to which this issue is devoted is variously referred to by the most recent Council as the "source and climax of the entire life of the Church," as "the source and climax of evangelization," as the sacrament "whose solemnization completes the Church" in a way that "continuously sustains the Church."...

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The Unity and the Multiplicity of Aspects in the Eucharist

Walter Kasper

"On the recent discussion about the basic form and the basic meaning of the Eucharist."

The Holy Church and the Eucharistic Sacrifice

Hans Urs von Balthasar

"The community is the bride of Christ, which will take part in the body eucharistically, and has its own fruitfulness only by that body."

“Do This in Remembrance of Me”: The Sacrifice of Christ and the Sacrifice of the Faithful

Peter Henrici

"Our celebration of the eucharist goes back beyond the practice of the early Church to a command in Christ's words of institution: 'Do this in remembrance of me.'"

God’s Mystery in Christ: Reflections on Erich Przywara and Eberhard J√ľngel

James V. Zeitz , S.J.

"The analogy of being sets down the proper relation of creator to creature and of creature to creator."

Ministry from Above and/or Ministry from Below…

William L. Portier

"The emergence of the critical communities is an implicit protest against the modern tendency to separate the ministry from the community."

Apostolicity According to Schillebeeckx: The Notion and its Import

Georges Chantraine

"Schillebeeckx's project shows that priestly ministry cannot be thought theologically after the Reformation and the Enlightenment except by going to the tradition's heart."