November 21, 2019

Decree on the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist RCIA- C8,

Taken from: TRENT 13th Session Julius III – a Summary The holy and ecumenical and general Council of Trent, lawfully assembled in the Holy Ghost, the same legate and nuncios of the holy Apostolic See presiding, though convened, not without special guidance and direction of the holy Ghost, for the purpose for setting forth the […]

St Rafqa Pietra, Mighty and Valiant Warrior of Faith (1832-1914)

Overview: ‘Become a nun in the Baladita Order’, a voice spoke to her. Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès, O.L.M., also known as Saint Rafka and Saint Rebecca, is a Lebanese Maronite nun who was canonized, by Pope John Paul II, on June 10, 2001. ( i) Born: June 29, 1832, Matn, Lebanon ; Died: March 23, […]

LAMB OF GOD “BREAD FROM HEAVEN” RCIA_C6

This weeks study will attempt to give City readers a concise doctrine on the Holy Eucharist, The body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ. Although we discussed this due to the Pew research weeks ago, that claimed Catholics DID NOT as a whole believe what the Church teaches on the Eucharistic Gift from God. […]

THE REAL PRESENCE – CATHOLIC EUCHARIST, RCIA -C 1

This is the first Wednesday of CityofGod.Blog Catechisis. The Church forever teaches the ‘real presence’ in the Consecrated Hosts. However; according to a recent published report, many Catholics surveyed below, astonishingly, did not know this central Truth of our Faith. This is why I am committing to post each Wednesday, on critical Catechism dogmas to […]

Precious Blood – July

As with the ancients, (Hebrews), in the Old Testament, the One True Living God continues to manifest himself daily for His Church, His bride. Sometimes He graces us with permanent signs. Below are just two of these signs and wonders, held by our Church. This world soaking itself in human achievement, of the 21st and […]

“This is My Body”, Lost Fragments of His Precious Body, on your Hand!

Ut autem impleti sunt, dixit discipulis suis: Colligite quæ superaverunt fragmenta, ne pereant. ” (And when they were filled, He said to his disciples: gather up the fragments that remain, lest they be lost.) (John 6:12) Every mass, we watch our Holy Priests meticulously rinse the particles of Jesus’ Body into his Chalice, then drink […]

Hidden Treasures of Holy Mass: 7

CHAPTER II , iv – ON SPIRITUAL COMMUNION XI. We have already said that every one who assists at Mass, and who is precluded from receiving sacramentally, ought not to fail to communicate spiritually, at the moment the Priest receives the Sacred Body and Blood of our Lord. It ought, however, to be remembered that, […]

Hidden Treasures of Holy Mass: 6

CH#II iii THIRD METHOD ON HEARING MASS VI. The third method of hearing Holy Mass with fruit, consists of a middle course between the two just mentioned. This last method does not require as many vocal prayers as are used in the first ; nor such a sublime spirit of contemplation as is necessary for […]

Hidden Treasures of Holy Mass: 4

I I I. ADVANTAGES DERIVED FROM HOLY MASS. 1.—Holy Mass pays all the Debts we owe Almighty God. VIII. A sense of virtue and honor has a great influence upon the heart of man ; but what tends to his own advantage has a still greater power to stimulate his efforts, and to enable him […]

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