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Definition of Eucharist

Eucharist

  1. The act of giving thanks; thanksgiving.
  2. The sacrament of the Lord's Supper; the solemn act of ceremony of commemorating the death of Christ, in the use of bread and wine, as the appointed emblems; the communion.

Eucharist Quotations

Some had the custom of receiving the Eucharist daily, some twice a week, some on the Lord's day, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, some only on the Lord's Day.
Martin Chemnitz

But there's always a Mass. It's not a formal Mass at all. We're sitting around her dining room table with wine and Eucharist and holding hands. It's very informal and small, but to me that's a wonderful way to have Mass.
Linda Vester

My church is in the detention facilities where I preside and celebrate the Eucharist. To me that's the church. That's the people of God.
Greg Boyle

With respect to Holy Communion, it is up to the communicant to decide whether they are in a state of grace and worthy to receive the Eucharist. Each one of us makes that decision.
Roger Mahony

Common participation in the Eucharist can only be a final outcome of ecumenic dialogue, not the starting point.
Karl Lehmann
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