English translation: A. GELSTON, The Eucharistic Prayer of Addai and Mari, Clarendon Press, Oxford , 1. THE ANAPHORA OF THE APOSTLES. I suspect that Pray Tell readers may find some of the liturgical Does your church celebrate the liturgy using the anaphora of Addai and Mari?. “The validity of the Eucharist celebrated with the Anaphora of Addai and Mari, This ancient Eastern Orthodox liturgy, attributed to a Pope(!), omits all of the.

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Consecration in the Anaphora of Addai & Mari

From an ecumenical viewpoint, it might be an appropriate expression of fraternal respect for members of other Churches who receive Holy Communion in the Assyrian Church of the East and who are used, according to the theological and canonical tradition of their proper Church, to hear the recitation of the words of the Institution in every Eucharistic Prayer.

This article or section needs a cleanup to bring it to a higher standard of quality. May he bless it and hallow it, and may it be for us, O my Lord, for the pardon of debts, the forgiveness of sins, the great hope of resurrection from the dead, and for new life in the kingdom of heaven with all who have been well-pleasing before you.

I hold that it is the intention of the gathered community that consecrates and not the words and not the priestly hand waving. Divided, sanctified, completed, perfected, united, and commingled have been these renowned, holy, life-giving, and divine mysteries, the one with the other, in the adorable and glorious name of Thy glorious Trinity, O Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, that they may be to us, O Lord, for the propitiation of our offences and the forgiveness of our sins; also for the grand hope of a resurrection from the dead, and of a new life in the kingdom of the heavens, for us and for the Holy Church of Christ our Lord, here and in every place whatsoever, now and always, and for ever.

We were also doused with incense before communion in a ritual of purification.

We wish from now on to witness together to this faith in the One who is the Way, the Truth and the Life, proclaiming it in appropriate ways to our contemporaries, so that the world may believe in the Gospel of salvation. How breathes in us, O our Lord and God, the sweet fragrance of the sweetness of Thy love; illumined are our souls, through the knowledge of Thy truth: This declaration went on to create a mixed committee for further theological dialogue between the two now sister churches.


The fact that the liturgy has been prayed continuously since ancient times, and the undeniable faith of the Christian people it nourished, influenced the decision.

Directly citing the addal of the Council of Florence, the Pontifical Council considers explicit words of Institution to be essential to a rite’s validity. This is the part of the Assyrian Church of the East that came into communion with Rome. The Assyrian Church of the East is the possessor of one liurgy the most ancient, venerable, and fascinating Eucharistic prayers extant in the Christian world.

O Lord God Almighty, O Lord and our good God, who art full of mercy, we beg Thee, O Lord our God, and beseech the clemency of Thy goodness; lead us not into temptation, but deliver and save us from the evil one and his hosts; because Thine is the kingdom, the power, the strength, the might, and the dominion in heaven and on earth, now and always.

And with those heavenly powers we give Thee thanks, even we, Thine insignificant, pitiless, and feeble servants; because Thou hast zddai unto us Thy great grace which cannot be repaid.

Just as Litufgy spoke to Moses at a certain time and place, and walked the earth as Jesus at a certain time and place, so does His miraculous conversion of bread and wine into His Body and Blood manifest itself in a confined place and time, lest we should say that the bread avdai wine are always the Body and Blood mzri Christ, or even more heretically, that all things are the Body and Blood of Christ, since God cannot be contained by space. I had never heard Aramaic spoken before, and I was intent upon hearing it now because it is the language that was spoken by Jesus.

May He Himself now bless this congregation, and maintain our position, and render glorious our people who have come and rejoiced in receiving His renowned, holy, life-giving, and divine mysteries; and may ye be sealed and guarded by the holy sign of the Lord’s cross from all evils, secret and open, now and always.

Share your thoughts with other customers. More detailed comments may be noted on the talk page. Secondly, the Catholic Church recognises the Assyrian Church of the East as a true particular Church, built liturgh orthodox faith and apostolic succession.


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Set up a giveaway. Taft explained the reasoning behind this decision—reached after considerable research and dialogue, and approved by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and Pope John Paul II himself.

The Epiklesis or Invocation is also common to all valid liturgies, though in the Roman Canon it is in a highly irregular form. You alone are Lord.

I attended a Chaldean Catholic liturgy in the Detroit area. Mar Aprem Mooken of India indicates that many priests of the Assyrian Church of the East follow the old practice of not including the words of institution.

Liturgy of Saints Addai and Mari: Anonymous: : Books

Following the landmark decision, the International Liturgy Conference in Rome centered on the anaphora of Addai and Mari, and produced a volume that summarized the history of this dialogue and discussed its ramifications for the various churches. After Jesus’ death, St. According to him, Addai and Mari is the most Hebraic of the surviving ancient Eucharistic prayers. We will fo this question ourselves later, but the Council does not presume to decide this intractable historical question.

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The principal issue for the Catholic Church in agreeing to this request, related to the question of the validity of the Eucharist celebrated with the Anaphora of Addai and Mari, one of the three Anaphoras traditionally used by the Assyrian Church of the East [2].

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. And for all this great and marvelous dispensation towards us we will give thanks to you and praise you without ceasing in your church, which is saved by the precious blood of your Christ When the Catholic Church affirmed the anaphora of Addai and Mari as valid, it was saying that the Eucharist produced by this liturgy is truly the Body and Blood of Christ.

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They litufgy this treasure in earthen vessels. Write a customer review. Both the Chaldean and the Assyrian Church are thus confronted, in various parts of the world, with a similar pastoral necessity: Thou art the good Saviour of our souls, and the secure preserver of our life; and we ought to thank Thee continually, to adore and glorify Thee, O Lord of all.