Corpus Christi

InRemembranceThis coming Sunday, the second reading – from 1 First Corinthians – calls us all to consider how and why we participate in the Holy Eucharist.

Introduction.  First Corinthians 11-14 deals with problems in the services of worship at the church of Corinth. Verses 2-16 of chapters 11 addressed the question of women covering their heads while praying and prophesying in the service of worship. Problems with the Lord’s Supper are treated in 1 Corinthians 11:17-34. Paul then moves on to the question of spiritual gifts and the exercise of prophecy, tongues, and interpretation. Continue reading