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Holy Eucharist   /hˈoʊli jˈukərəst/   Listen
Holy Eucharist

A Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine.  Synonyms: Eucharist, Eucharistic liturgy, Holy Sacrament, Liturgy, Lord's Supper, sacrament of the Eucharist.

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"Holy Eucharist" Quotes from Famous Books

... obtain blessings from heaven; and even the queen, Maria Louisa, herself, wife of Charles IV., sent her frequent messages. Clara's fame increased. The renown of her name reached Rome, and made a profound impression in that city. The Pope granted her the unheard-of privilege of having the holy eucharist kept in her room, a privilege never conceded but to churches, cathedrals, and convents. In her room was erected an altar on which the priests said mass. There the holy communion was received with outbursts of devotion, and sometimes with ecstasy. In short, the woman was considered as ...
— Roman Catholicism in Spain • Anonymous

Words linked to "Holy Eucharist" :   Holy Communion, manduction, Lord's Supper, sacrament, communion, offertory, sacramental manduction

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