Anglican Eucharistic Practices

Sir Robert Phillimore writes about Anglican Eucharistic practices and says:

The elevation of the Blessed Sacrament was not incorporated formally into the law of the Western Church before the beginning of the thirteenth century. [Cardinal Bona] cites a variety of authorities in support of this position, and mentions the introduction of the custom of ringing a bell at the time of the elevation, at first as it should appear in order to excite the devotions of the faithful, and not for the purpose of the worship of the Host.

It was not till the year 1217, during the Papacy of Honorius III, that this peculiar doctrine of elevation became part of the canon law.

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  1. Kevin R.

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    Drayton Nabers and his wife live in Birmingham, AL and have three children and seven grandchildren. He currently serves as board chair for Cornerstone Christian School of Alabama and is a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham. He is an active member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, serves on the Board of Highlands College and is Director of the Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership at Samford University. He is also of counsel with Maynard Cooper and Gale PC in Birmingham and has a 50-year career as an attorney, business executive, and public servant. Drayton served as the Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice from 2004-2006 after he retired from Protective Life Corporation as Chairman and CEO after a 30 year career with this leading Birmingham based publicly held insurance company NYSE: PL. Drayton is a 1962 graduate of Princeton University and earned his law degree from Yale University in 1965. He is the author of two books on ethics and leadership: The Case for Character and The Hidden Key to Happiness.

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