the Eucharist


the Eucharist
: a Christian ceremony in which bread is eaten and wine is drunk as a way of showing devotion to Jesus Christ :communion

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Main Entry:Eucharist

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  • the Eucharist — UK [ˈjuːkərɪst] / US [ˈjukərɪst] noun [singular] a) the Christian ceremony in which people eat bread and drink wine as a way of remembering Jesus Christ s last meal before he died, according to the Bible. In some Christian churches, this ceremony …   English dictionary

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  • Year of the Eucharist — The Year of the Eucharist is the name of the liturgical year from October 2004 to October 2005, as celebrated by Catholics worldwide. On June 10, 2004, Pope John Paul II announced the dedication of an entire year to the Blessed Sacrament and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist — The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist is a Roman Catholic religious congregation for women. The mother house is in Meriden, Connecticut in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford.The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist came into existence on …   Wikipedia

  • Franciscan Brothers of the Eucharist — The Franciscan Brothers of the Eucharist is a Roman Catholic, Franciscan religious order for men.The religious order was founded in 2002 as a complement to the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist. [ [http://www.fbecommunity.org Franciscan… …   Wikipedia

  • Origin of the Eucharist — Main article: Eucharist Christians find the origin of the Eucharist in the Last Supper, at which Jesus established a New Covenant in his body and blood, fulfilling the Mosaic covenant. In this ancient rite or sacrament Christians eat bread and… …   Wikipedia

  • Early Symbols of the Eucharist —     Early Symbols of the Eucharist     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Early Symbols of the Eucharist     Among the symbols employed by the Christians of the first ages in decorating their tombs, those which relate to the Eucharist hold a place of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Maria Candida of the Eucharist — For the Spanish saint, please see: Candida Maria of Jesus Blessed Maria Candida of the Eucharist, O.C.D., (1884–1949) was a Roman Catholic Carmelite nun, beatified by Pope John Paul II. The daughter of an appellate court judge, Pietro Barba, the… …   Wikipedia


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