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    The Eucharist

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    many of those who practice it do not claim to understand it. It is viewed as sacred and is even supposed to be miraculous. 2) The ceremony is the Eucharist— part of the Catholic Mass when the priest says a blessing over the bread and wine and the congregation is invited to receive Christ in Holy Communion. 3) It is not hard to see why the Eucharist is viewed as miraculous because The Church teaches that the bread and the wine are miraculously transformed into the literal body and blood of Christ—a

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    The Eucharist

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    Eucharist is the central rite of the Christian religion‚ in which bread and wine are consecrated by an ordained minister and consumed by the minister and members of the congregation in obedience to Jesus ’ command at the Last Supper‚ "Do this in remembrance of me." In the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches‚ and in the Anglican‚ Lutheran‚ and many other Protestant churches‚ it is regarded as a sacrament‚ which both symbolizes and effects the union of Christ with the faithful. Baptists and others

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    Eucharist

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    Eucharist‚ a sacrament of Initiation‚ is a very important sacrament of the Catholic Church as it is the consummation between God and His people. This sacrament celebrates the essence of Christ and His sacrifice for us. The word Eucharist means to “give thanks”; it means that we should celebrate this sacrifice and praise Him for it. We should celebrate the Eucharist with extreme reverence and joy. The Catholic Church teaches very specific details about this specific sacrament regarding transubstantiation

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    The Eucharist: Summary

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    The Eucharist: Summary Eucharist History -reenacts the closing events of jesus ’ life -links past-present-future one ceremony -powerful‚ meaningful ritual -last of the 3 sacraments of initiation -prescribed by christ -have to see the eucharist as body‚ not bread Eucharist celebrates -"a way of remembering" -daily reminder of Gods love -jesus shared bread at last supper/do this in memory of me -a thanksgiving

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    Holy Eucharist

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    Holy Eucharist The Holy Eucharist which is also known as Holy Communion. We always celebrate this sacrament every Sunday and the masses which we are obliged to attend. The priest always gives us sermons and there are lessons that we acquire from them. We are always reminded that Jesus sacrificed Himself for us for the atonement of our sins. It is also a way for us to be closer to Him. Nowadays‚ some people are not giving importance to the mass and just say it’s a waste of time. But for me

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    Essay On The Eucharist

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    term for the Celebration of the Eucharist. Partaking in the Eucharist‚ therefore‚ is essential for a person to continue fulfilling their baptismal promise. Eucharist literally means “to give thanks.” At the Last Supper‚ Jesus sat around a table with his disciples and broke bread and poured wine. He then consecrated the bread and wine‚ meaning they are transformed into the body and blood of Christ. The consecration that takes place during the Celebration of the Eucharist is important because

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    word meaning memory. Amnesia sounds very similar to anamnesis but means memory loss. Anamnesis connects to the Eucharist in many ways. In the Eucharist‚ people are taking in Jesus’ Body and Blood and remembering Christ’s death and resurrection of His salvation. Memory has a deeper meaning in the Church. The Church lives in the memory of the Eucharist through the anamnesis. Through the Eucharist‚ people are proclaiming the work of God to be present in their lives by remembering the Paschal Mystery. The

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    Chapter 12: The Eucharist; Supplemental Reading St. and Pope Pius X helped with the incorporation of the Holy Eucharist‚ because he believed that the Holy Eucharist was suppose to make people feel unworthy but they should receive it because it is the body and blood of Christ. Before this emphasis on the Eucharist‚ devout Catholics did not receive Holy Communion very often because they were motivated by a wrong sense of unworthiness. Pope Pius X‚ in order to fix this problem‚ lowered the age for

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    Real Presence: Eucharist

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    blood is true drink‚”(John 6:55) when the disciples were gathered for the Last Supper before Jesus died on the cross. The intention of Jesus’s saying was not of a metaphor but to be accepted literally which is done so by the Catholic church. The Eucharist is a sacrament of the last supper. It involves sacred elements that go through transubstantiation‚ a change in the substance‚ essence. This theological concept can be referred to as a Real Presence‚ in which the bread and wine changes its substance

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    Radbertus Vs Eucharist

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    positions of Radbertus‚ Ratramnus‚ and Berengar of Tours on the Eucharist. The controversy regarding the Eucharist as we learned in class‚ happened in the middle of the ninth century. One party in the controversy was Radbertus Paschasius‚ who become a teacher at the monastery of Corbie. In his book entitled “The Lord’s Body and Blood” he expressed his position on: the relationship between the historical body of Christ and the body in the Eucharist; the nature of the bread and wine before and after consecration;

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    I see a lot of similarities between the Christian tradition of Eucharist and the body of the Buddha/bodhisattva‚ particularly in the relationship the bodies of Jesus and the Buddha have with their followers. Both become some sort of food sustenance for their disciples – Jesus as bread‚ initially at the last supper and then when this is later embodied in the tradition of the Eucharist‚ and Buddha as King Padmaka in the form of a rohita fish‚ and King Sudolagarne‚ also as a fish. Both also made their

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    Fathers of the Church on the Eucharist The early Church had many beliefs concerning the Eucharist. Although through time certain aspects of the Church has evolved‚ the beliefs about the Eucharist have remained quite constant. The sources from the Fathers of the Church have revealed a lot about the Eucharist‚ Christ’s presence through the Eucharist‚ and how the early Church’s Eucharistic service generally went. The primary core belief that surrounded the Eucharist during the time of the early Christian

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    Introduction A. Origin of the Holy Eucharist The Eucharist also called Holy Communion‚ the Sacrament of the Altar‚ the Blessed Sacrament‚ the Lord’s Supper‚ and other names‚ is a Christian sacrament or ordinance. It is reenacted in accordance with Jesus’ instruction at the Last Supper as recorded in several books of the New Testament‚ that his followers do in remembrance of Him as when he gave his disciples bread‚ saying‚ "This is my body"‚ and gave them wine‚ saying‚ "This is my blood".

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    Sunday‚ November 14‚ 2010 I visited the Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church of Toronto to attend the Holy Mass‚ which they call the “Great Matins” which starts at 8:30 a.m. The Holy Eucharist Church is located at 515 Broadview Avenue‚ in Toronto. I decided to visit this Catholic Church because after calling several churches to find out if I could visit to do my visitation report‚ this Church seemed to be more interesting because it was the only Eucharist Catholic Church nearby my grandparents’

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    The Eucharist Sacrament‚ Signs & Symbols The seven sacraments are ceremonies that point to what is sacred‚ significant and important for Christians. They are special occasions for experiencing God’s saving presence. The seven formal sacraments are identified as; baptism‚ confirmation‚ Eucharist‚ reconciliation‚ anointing‚ holy orders and marriage. Sacraments entail symbols and signs. Symbols are objects or patterns that are used to represent an invisible reality. Each symbol and sign work together

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    Eucharist in the Catholic Faith In order to understand the Catholic faith‚ a person has to know the mysteries of the church‚ or in other words‚ sacraments. Sacraments are special occasions where God’s presence can be felt. Each sacrament provides us with grace with the life of God in our souls. Eucharist is one of the essential sacraments in the church because it is a way of literally bonding with Christ Himself‚ as He is truly present under the appearance of bread and wine. Receiving the host

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    sacrificial death‚ anticipate their reunion in Heaven‚ and reconfirm their unity with other members of the church. Communion is a central unit of worship in almost all Christian churches‚ but communion has been a source of conflict among Christians. The Eucharist can vary in tradition among the many denominations of Christianity. Because I attended the Catholic Church and Greek Orthodox Church‚ I will be focusing on one difference and two similarities between them. Both of these branches of Christianity do

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    The Roman Catholic Eucharist as a Manifestation of the Sacred The definition of religion can be viewed in three main perspectives: functionalist‚ essentialist‚ and family resemblance. Many theorists of religion have looked at the actual rituals that take place within certain religions in order to help define religion as well. The Roman Catholic Eucharist‚ the roots of which can be traced back to the Passover meal when Christ gave bread and wine to his disciples as His body and blood‚ is one such

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    Vincent Agoe Summer 2010 July 1st‚ 2010 The Holy Eucharist: The Metaphorical Cannibalism of the Body of Jesus Christ Justified. “Sanctify them by your Holy Spirit to be for your people the Body and Blood of your Son‚ the holy food and drink of new and unending life in him. Sanctify us also that we may faithfully receive this holy Sacrament‚ and serve you in unity‚ constancy‚ and peace; and at the last day bring us with all your saints into the joy of your eternal kingdom” (The Episcopal

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    Essay On Eucharist

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    The Eucharist is the source and summit of Christian life. It is also considered the true body and blood of Jesus Christ. Also it is the good saving grace of the Father as well as being beautiful. The source of Christian life means that spirituality flows from its source‚ the Eucharist. The summit of Christian life is the place that every Christian action is supposed to go towards. The summit and the source reveal how the Eucharist brings God and man together. It is also the covenant of love.

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