St Mary's Church Charlbury with Shorthampton

Spiritual Communion

Grant Bayliss, the Precentor at Christ Church Cathedral, has written this really helpful article on the theology behind a Eucharist ‘in absentia’.

‘God chooses sacraments like the eucharist to meet us but he never said he would only meet us there, only love us if we physically ate, only bless us if we literally drank’.

Follow the link for the full article: https://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/blog/thoughts-cloistered-house