The Laws And Usages Of The Church And Clergy (volume 6)

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byWilliam Henry Pinnock

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863. Excerpt: ... 700.--The reading of the Ante-Communion portion of the Office is intended to shew the readiness of the Minister to celebrate the holy Sacrament, if there be sufficient People desirous and prepared to participate in this high privilege. The requisite number is defined in the next three Rubrics. If there are not sufficient to communicate, then this Rubric directs what portion of the Office is to be employed. (See par. 571. supra where the matter is more fully explained.) In the "Alterations" of 1689, instead of the word ' Sundays,' it is proposed to use ' Lord's days' Must Be Three, Communicants At The Ieast. (39) 'And there shall be no Celebration of the Lord's 'Supper, except there be a convenient number to 'communicate with the Priest, according to his dis'cretion.' (40) f. 'And if there be not above twenty persons in the 'Parish of discretion to receive the Communion; yet 'there shall be no Communion, except four or three 'at the least communicate with the Priest.' 701.--The design of these Rubrics was to prevent the solitary masses practised by the Priests of the Romish Church, and to forbid the consecration of the Elements unless there be a Congregation of three at the least to communicate with the Priest. This number is derived from our Lord's promised presence when two or three are gathered together in His name. (Matt, xviii. 20.). In the "Alterations " of 1689, the word 'Priest, according to his discretion,' is to be supplanted by 'Minister, three, at the least;' and the second Rubric (40) was struck out altogether. In Cathedbals, &c. Communion Must Be Eyeby Sunday. (41) . 'And in Cathedral, and Collegiate Churches, and 'Colleges, where there are many Priests and Deacons, 'they shall all receive the Communion with the Priest 'every Sunday at the le...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863. Excerpt: ... 700.--The reading of the Ante-Communion portion of the Office is intended to shew the readiness of the Minister to celebrate t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.34 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217120628

ISBN - 13:9780217120623

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