Redeemed City

“The wholly redeemed city, the assembly and society of the saints, is offered to God as a universal sacrifice by the high priest who in the form of a slave went so far as to offer himself for us in his Passion, to make us the Body of so great a head… Such is the sacrifice of Christians; ‘we who are many are one Body in Christ.’ The Church continues to reproduce this sacrifice in the sacrament of the alter so well-known to believers wherein it is evident to them that in what she offers she herself is offered.”

~ St. Augustine

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