Eucharist, as a Sacrament


Eucharist, as a Sacrament
Eucharist, as a Sacrament
Since Christ is present under the appearances of bread and wine in a sacramental way, the Blessed Eucharist is unquestionably a sacrament of the Church

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  • Eucharist —     Eucharist     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Eucharist     (Gr. eucharistia, thanksgiving).     The name given to the Blessed Sacrament of the Altar in its twofold aspect of sacrament and Sacrifice of Mass, and in which Jesus Christ is truly… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Eucharist — For Eucharistic liturgies, see Christian liturgy. Most Precious Blood redirects here. For other uses, see Most Precious Blood (disambiguation). For other uses, see Eucharist (disambiguation). The institution of the Eucharist has been a key theme… …   Wikipedia

  • Eucharist in the Catholic Church — The institution of the Eucharist has been a key theme in the depictions of the Last Supper in Christian art, as in this 16th century Juan de Juanes painting. At the Last Supper, on the night he was betrayed, our Savior instituted the Eucharistic… …   Wikipedia

  • Eucharist — Eucharistic, Eucharistical, adj. Eucharistically, adv. /yooh keuh rist/, n. 1. the sacrament of Holy Communion; the sacrifice of the Mass; the Lord s Supper. 2. the consecrated elements of the Holy Communion, esp. the bread. 3. (l.c.) the giving… …   Universalium

  • sacrament house — noun : an ambry or tabernacle for holding the reserved Eucharist compare pyx * * * sacrament house noun An ambry where the sacrament is kept • • • Main Entry: ↑sacrament * * * sacrament house, the tabernacle for the reserved Eucharist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eucharist — Synonyms and related words: Communion, Holy Communion, Host, Last Supper, Sacrament Sunday, altar bread, baptism, bread, bread and wine, confirmation, consecrated bread, consecrated elements, consubstantiation, elements, extreme unction, holy… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Sacrament — Sac ra*ment, n. [L. sacramentum an oath, a sacred thing, a mystery, a sacrament, fr. sacrare to declare as sacred, sacer sacred: cf. F. sacrement. See {Sacred}.] 1. The oath of allegiance taken by Roman soldiers; hence, a sacred ceremony used to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sacrament — [sak′rə mənt] n. [ME < OFr sacrement < LL(Ec) sacramentum, the gospel, a secret, sacrament (used as transl. of Gr mystērion) < L, an oath of allegiance, orig., sum deposited by the two parties to a suit < sacrare, to consecrate <… …   English World dictionary

  • Sacrament of Marriage —     Sacrament of Marriage     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sacrament of Marriage     That Christian marriage (i.e. marriage between baptized persons) is really a sacrament of the New Law in the strict sense of the word is for all Catholics an… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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