Tag Archives: Signs and Ceremonies

Signs and Ceremonies: Sacrifice

The following is from pages 145-152 of Teaching Truths by Signs and Ceremonies or The Church, Its Rites and Services Explained for the People by Rev. Jas. L. Meagher (1882, New York: Russel Brothers). Previous exerpts can be found here: Signs and Ceremonies The Real Presence The Incarnation The Virgin Mary The Redemption "The Mass […]

Signs and Ceremonies: The Redemption

The following is from Teaching Truths by Signs and Ceremonies or The Church, Its Rites and Services Explained for the People by Rev. Jas. L. Meagher (1882, New York: Russel Brothers). “[T]he Redemption was really and truly of infinite value, an infinite price, not like the Pelagians and Socinians said, for these taught that Christ […]

Signs and Ceremonies: The Virgin Mary

The following is from Teaching Truths by Signs and Ceremonies or The Church, Its Rites and Services Explained for the People by Rev. Jas. L. Meagher (1882, New York: Russel Brothers). "St. Ephanius, born in the year 310, says: ‘What shall I say, or what shall I preach of that beautiful and Holy Virgin? God […]

Signs and Ceremonies: The Incarnation

The following is from Teaching Truths by Signs and Ceremonies or The Church, Its Rites and Services Explained for the People by Rev. Jas. L. Meagher (1882, New York: Russel Brothers). "Let us understand well and clearly the mystery of the Incarnation. If you say that he united himself to man in such as way […]

Signs and Ceremonies: The Real Presence

The following is from Teaching Truths by Signs and Ceremonies or The Church, Its Rites and Services Explained for the People by Rev. Jas. L. Meagher (1882, New York: Russel Brothers). “In the Greek text [the expression of carnal nature of the Eucharist] is stronger than in our English Bible. Those who do not wish […]