- Eucharist, as a Sacrifice
- Eucharist, as a Sacrifice• The word Mass (missa) first established itself as the general designation for the Eucharistic Sacrifice in the West after the time of Pope Gregory the Great, the early Church having used the expression the 'breaking of bread' (fractio panis) or 'liturgy'
Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.
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