Theology of the Church Final Quotes

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"there is nothing more profound than the type of familiarity that Christ makes me capable of by giving himself to me as food and drink. What the sign points to really happens within the material sign itself: he becomes one with me."
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"Jesus Christ should be living in us and that we should live only in him... that our life should be a continuation and expression of Him of his life; that we have no right to live on earth, except to carry, reveal... glorify and cause to live... in us the name, the life the qualities and perfections, dispositions and inclinations, the virtues and actions of Jesus. "
"We have become, and are still, like the scum of the world, the refuse of all things. I do not write these things to make you ashamed, but to Amish you as my beloved children. For though you have countless guides in Christ, you do not have many fathers. For I became your father in Christ Jesus through the Gospel"
"His love for the cross had such a hold upon His heart and soul that he disdained all riches, glory, or greatness other than those which He would derive from His beloved cross."Louis Chardon"For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, 'This is my body which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.'"Saint Paul --> Corinthians (11:23-26)"Four, and only four dominate the field of force of the developing Church: the exigencies and the vicissitudes of their mission will determine, once and for all, the Church's shape and vitality."Hans Urs von Balthasar"Jesus proclaimed the Kingdom; what came was the Church"Alfred Loisy"as in nature a body is not formed by any haphazard grouping of members but must bee in constituted of organs, that is of members, that have not the same function and are arranged in due order; so for this reason above all of the Church is called a body."Pope Pius XII (Mystici Corporis Christi)"True reform ... is ablatio (removal), which as such becomes congregatio (gathering)."Cardinal Ratzinger"when the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman... so that we might receive adoption as sons."Sounds like Paul but who knows"The Church flowing forth from Christ finds her personal center in Mary as well as the full realization fo her idea as Church."Hans Urs von Balthasar"We teach and define that it is a divinely-revealed dogma: that the Roman Pontiff, when he speaks ex Cathedra, that is, when in discharge of the office of Pastor and Teacher of all Christians, by virtue of his supreme Apostolic authority."Vatican I (Pastor Aeternus)"The Church of Christ "subsists [subsistit]in the Catholic Church, which is governed by the successor of Peter and by the Bishops in communion with him"Vatican II (Lumen Gentium)"Among those things that the Church has always preached and will never cease to preach is... [the] infallible pronouncement... that 'outside of the Church there is no salvation."Lumen Gentium (Paul XII or Paul VI.... one died in the middle of the council so...)