Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C. is a Kazakhstani Roman Catholic bishop, the auxiliary bishop of .. Dominus Est, it is the Lord: Reflections of a Bishop of Central Asia on Holy Communion [Dominus est, riflessioni di un vescovo dell’ Asia Centrale. Buy Dominus Est: It is the Lord! by Athanasius Schneider (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. Nearly ten years ago an unknown auxiliary bishop from Karaganda, Kazakhstan, the Most Reverend Athanasius Schneider, wrote a brief treatise on the.

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Bishop Schneider in ChartresFrance. Such an attitude has been demonstrated by generations of Catholics in all the churches for almost the entire second millennium.

Dominus Est: It Is the Lord: Reflections of a Bishop of Central Asia on Holy Communion

The Testimony of the Eastern Churches ……………………. The Church prescribes that during the celebration of Holy Mass, at the Consecration, the faithful must kneel.

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His works have had a significant sst on the liturgical reforms from the time of the Second Vatican Council to the present.

There, where my dear Jesus dwells, where He is enthroned in the tabernacle, there I wish to be kneeling continually. He is a Doctor of the Church and is sometimes also called the Doctor of the Assumption because of his writings on the Assumption of Mary into Heaven.

Dominus Est—It is the Lord!

Cardinal Schneider has an inheritance to deeply love the Eucharist, thanks to his grandmother, aunt and mother. Despised Love, I adore You.

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The present work, however, is not limited to an exploration of remote historical texts. Then there are the abuses of those who take the Sacred Species off to keep as a esst, of those who sell the Hosts, or, worse yet, of those who take them for the purpose of profaning them in satanic rituals. Some people, to justify Communion-in-the-hand, cite the words of Jesus: Want to Read saving…. And all this does not move us with loving concern, though Our Lord is loving enough to entrust Himself to our hands, and we handle Him and receive Him on our lips day after day!


When it began to be observed that conditions no longer existed to assure the requirements for respect and for the highly sacred character of the Eucharistic Bread, the Church both in the Schjeider and in the West, in an admirable consensus and almost instinctively, perceived the urgency of distributing Holy Communion to the laity only in the mouth.

This is attested to in several places: Lists with This Book. Very short and concise. The ahtanasius begins with an introduction to three women: We will make a perfect act of contrition, and each one of us will impose an individual penance. Eventually, inby a slim majority of the bishops, the practice was approved and went into effect on the Solemnity of Christ the King. In this context, it is instructive to compare the development of the rite of Communion in the Protestant communities.

Thomas Berryman rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Thus adoration is not opposed to Communion, nor is it merely added to it. Qthanasius the Eucharist in svhneider relief is the antidote to such a poison. Against this background, one can athanasiius this little book written by His Excellency Eominus Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Karaganda in Kazakhstan, from its very significant title: The New York Times.

He was officially excommunicated at the Diet of Worms in and never officially reconciled with the Church.

How much more carefully, then, will you guard against losing so much as a crumb of that which is more precious than gold or precious stones? It must be recognized how little capability modern man has for a liturgical or sacred act, as Romano Guardini correctly and prophetically observed in an article written in Retrieved 21 February Ephrem, Holy Communion was distributed directly into the mouth.


These Eucharistic women were like flowers that grew up in the darkness and desert of a clandestine existence, thus keeping the Church truly alive. I take the place of the seraph. Furthermore, in the contemporary rite of Communion-in-the-hand, the faithful themselves take the Body of the Lord placed on their hands and then put It into their mouths with their fingers. John wrote works explaining the Faith and composed many hymns still used in Eastern monasteries.

On the other hand, Zwingli, Calvin, and their successors, who denied the Real Presence, introduced, already in the sixteenth century, Communion given on the hand and standing: In fact, there are several exhortations from the Fathers of the Church about the very great reverence and concern for the Eucharistic Body of the Lord, particularly regarding fragments of the consecrated Bread. Do we not know 59 that we are destined to get into His hands?

Cyril of Jerusalem, Cat. March 31, ; d. It is the Lord! Afterwards, she burned the envelope in which the consecrated Host had been kept. He was heavily influenced by Platonism and is noted for having structured the concepts of a just war and of original sin. Jun 13, Elizabeth Mcnally rated it it was amazing.

Clear, concise, and filled with historical references, this book should be read by anyone interested in Church history. The moment of Holy Communion, inasmuch as it is the encounter of the faithful with the Divine Person of the Redeemer, demands by its very nature typically sacred gestures such as prostration to the ground.

This practice contributes to a gradual, growing weakening of the attitude of reverence toward the Sacred Eucharistic Species.