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445  Fathers of the Church -  St Gregory of Nyssa (c. 335 - 394 A.D.)

The Great Catechism
"He disseminates Himself in every believer through that flesh, whose substance comes from bread and wine, blending Himself with the bodies of believers, to secure that, by this union with the immortal, man, too, may be a sharer in incorruption. He gives these gifts by virtue of the benediction through which He transelements the natural quality of these visible things to that immortal thing." 

486  Fathers of the Church -  St Gregory of Nazianz

"The tongue of a priest meditating on the Lord raises the sick. Do, then, the greater thing by celebrating the liturgy, and loose the great mass of my sins when you lay hold of the Sacrifice of the Resurrection. Most Reverend friend, Cease not to pray and plead for me when you draw down the Word by your word, when in an unbloody cutting you cut the Body and Blood of the Lord, using your voice for a sword." (Letter of Gregory to Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium) 

487  Fathers of the Church -  St Gregory of Nyssa (c. 335 - 394 A.D.)

"The bread again is at first common bread; but when the mystery sanctifies it, it is called and actually becomes the Body of Christ. So too the mystical oil, so too the wine; if they are things of little worth before the blessing, after their sanctification by the Spirit each of them has its own superior operation. This same power of the word also makes the priest venerable and honorable, separated from the generality of men by the new blessing bestowed upon him." (Sermon on the Day of Lights or On the Baptism of Christ) 

488  Fathers of the Church -  St Gregory of Nyssa (c. 335 - 394 A.D.)

He offered Himself for us, Victim and Sacrifice, and Priest as well, and "Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world." When did He do this? When He made His own Body food and His own Blood drink for His disciples; for this much is clear enough to anyone, that a sheep cannot be eaten by a man unless its being eaten be preceded by its being slaughtered. This giving of His own Body to His disciples for eating clearly indicates that the sacrifice of the Lamb has now been completed. (Sermon One on the Resurrection of Christ) 

511  the holy Mass  St. Gregory

Doctor of the Church "The heavens open and multitudes of angels come to assist in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass." 

512  the holy Mass  St. Gregory

"It is most true that he who attends holy Mass shall be freed from many evils and from many dangers, both seen and unseen." 
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