Gary Throne

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Rev. Gary Throne is Chaplain at Huron University College in Canada and has a doctorate in Theology from Durham University.

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For Christians, rituals of sacrament are visible and affective signs of the presence of God.   Augustine defines a sacrament as an outward sign of an inward grace. Sacraments are understood as a form of mediation, a way by which the divine is made present in and for individuals. For most Christian sects, Communion or the Rite of the Last Supper…