Visiting Canon Cathie Caimano shared this nugget of wisdom from a St. Philip’s Atrium child during her sermon today:
Consider this: the moment in the Eucharist when the priest breaks the bread is called the ‘fraction.’ It is meant to signify Christ’s body broken for our salvation. One of the teachers in the Atrium here at St. Philip’s once told me that they were demonstrating this, and asked the children if they knew why the bread had to be broken. And one of them answered, without hesitation, ‘because that’s how the love gets out.’
She quoted Wilco in her sermon. But since I am not as young and hip as her, I have to reach back to Leonard Cohen for my musical reference: There is a crack in everything
That’s how the light gets in.