Holy Eucharist teachings by the Fathers of the Church

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Holy Eucharist Teachings by the Fathers of the Church
Fathers of the Church -  St Cyril of Jerusalem (c. 350 A.D.)

"This one teaching of the blessed Paul is enough to give you complete certainty about the Divine Mysteries, by your having been deemed worthy of which, you have become united in body and blood with Christ. For Paul proclaimed clearly that: "On the night in which He was betrayed, our Lord Jesus Christ, taking bread and giving thanks, broke it and gave it to His disciples, saying: 'Take, eat, This is My Body.' And taking the cup and giving thanks, He said, 'Take, drink, This is My Blood.'" He Himself, therefore, having declared and said of the Bread, "This is My Body," who will dare any longer to doubt? And when He Himself has affirmed and said, "This is My Blood," who can ever hesitate and say it is not His Blood?" (22 [Mystagogic 4], 1)

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Holy Eucharist teachings by the Fathers of the Church - St Cyril of Jerusalem (c. 350 A.D.)

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Holy Eucharist teachings by the Fathers of the Church - St Cyril of Jerusalem (c. 350 A.D.)