Eucharist
The Eucharist /ˈjuːkərɪst/ (also called Holy Communion, the Lord's Supper, and other names) is a rite considered by most Christian churches to be a sacrament. According to some New Testament books, it...
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Fountain of Life
The Fountain of Life, or in its earlier form the Fountain of Living Waters, is a Christian iconography symbol associated with baptism, first appearing in the 5th century in illuminated manuscripts and...
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Ecclesia de Eucharistia
Ecclesia de Eucharistia (Latin for Church from the Eucharist) is a Papal encyclical by Pope John Paul II published on April 17, 2003, the purpose of which is "to rekindle this Eucharistic 'amazement' ...
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Agape feast
The term Agape or Love feast was used for certain religious meals among early Christians that seem to have been originally closely related to the Eucharist. In modern times it is used to refer to a Ch...
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Substance theory
Substance theory, or substance attribute theory, is an ontological theory about objecthood, positing that a substance is distinct from its properties. A thing-in-itself is a property-bearer that must ...
Fractio panis (liturgy)
Fractio panis (Latin: Breaking of the bread) is the rite of breaking the sacramental bread within the Eucharistic celebration before distribution to communicants.
It is almost universally recogniz...
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Corpus Christi (feast)
The Feast of Corpus Christi (Latin for Body of Christ), also known as Corpus Domini, is a Latin Rite liturgical solemnity celebrating the tradition and belief in the body and blood of Jesus Christ and...
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Eucharistic discipline
Eucharistic discipline is the term applied to the regulations and practices associated with an individual preparing for the reception of the Eucharist. Different traditions require varying degrees of ...
Forty Hours' Devotion
Forty Hours' Devotion, called Quarant' Ore or written in one word Quarantore, is a Roman Catholic exercise of devotion in which continuous prayer is made for forty hours before the Blessed Sacrament ...
Eucharist in the Lutheran Church
The Eucharist in the Lutheran Church (also called the Mass, the Sacrament of the Altar, the Lord's Supper, the Lord's Table, (Holy) Communion, the Breaking of the Bread and the Blessed Sacrament) refe...
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Acclamatio
In Ancient Roman tradition, acclamatio was the public expression of approbation or disapprobation, pleasure or displeasure, etc., by loud acclamations. On many occasions, there appear to have been cer...
Eucharistic Congress of Dublin (1932)
The 31st International Eucharistic Congress, held in Dublin 22–26 June 1932, was one of the largest eucharistic congresses of the 20th century.Ireland was then home to 3,171,697 Catholics. It was sele...
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Anglican Eucharistic theology
Anglican eucharistic theology is diverse in practice, reflecting the comprehensiveness of Anglicanism particularly well in this area while being subject to its long-established rubrics, texts related ...
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Real presence of Christ in the Eucharist
Real presence is a term used in various Christian traditions to express belief that Jesus Christ is really present in the elements of the Eucharist, and that his presence is not merely symbolic, metap...
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Transubstantiation
Transubstantiation (in Latin, transsubstantiatio, in Greek μετουσίωσις metousiosis) is the change whereby, according to the teaching of the Catholic Church, the bread and the wine used in the sacramen...
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Ex opere operato
Ex opere operato is a Latin phrase meaning "from the work worked" referring to the efficacy of the Sacraments deriving from the action of the Sacrament as opposed to the merits or holiness of the prie...
Blood of Christ
Blood of Christ in Christian theology refers to (a) the physical blood actually shed by Jesus Christ from the foreskin and later on the Cross, and the salvation which Christianity teaches was accompli...
Eucharist (Catholic Church)
Eucharist in the Catholic Church is the celebration of Mass, that is, the Eucharistic liturgy. The same term is used of the bread and wine when transubstantiated (their substance having been changed),...
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Theophagy
Theophagy is a word of Ancient Greek origin that means "the feeding on a god" or "eating/devouring god", from θεός (Theós, “god”) and the suffix -phagy (to feed on, to eat/devour).In fertility rituals...
Acclamation
An acclamation, in its most common sense, is a form of election that does not use a ballot. "Acclamation" or "acclamatio" can also signify a kind of ritual greeting and expression of approval in cert...
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts is a Byzantine Rite liturgical service on the weekdays of Great Lent wherein communion is received from Gifts (the Body and Blood of Christ) that are sanc...
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Eucharistic miracle
In Christianity and in particular Catholicism a Eucharistic miracle is any miracle involving the Eucharist. An example of a eucharistic miracle is transubstantiation, the invisible transformation of ...
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Historical roots of Catholic Eucharistic theology
The historical roots of Roman Catholic Eucharistic theology are the basis upon which a number of ecclesial communities, or churches, express their faith in the "bread of life" as given by Jesus, and a...