Holy Communion

Prayers to Jesus in the Holy Eucharist

Prayers to Jesus in the Holy Eucharist “My Body” “This is My Body, given up for you.” Lord Jesus, we hear Your words each day at Mass. You have used these words to teach us the meaning of Your love for us, a love that brought You to the cross...

The Seven Sacraments,

Sacrament

Sacrament A sacrament is a Christian rite recognized as of particular importance and significance. There are various views on the existence and meaning of such rites. Many Christians consider the sacraments to be a visible symbol of the reality of God, as well as a means by which God enacts his grace. Many denominations, including the Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist, and Reformed,...

Martin Luther celebrating the Divine Service

Divine Service in Lutheran

Divine Service in Lutheran The term “Divine Service” is popularly used among the more conservative Lutheran churches and organizations of the United States and Canada. In the more progressive denominations, such as The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the terms “Holy Communion” or “the Eucharist” are much more commonly used.The Divine Service (German: Gottesdienst) is a title given...

The Last Supper

Eucharist

What Is Eucharist? The Eucharist (also called Holy Communion or the Lord’s Supper, among other names) is a Christian rite that is considered a sacrament in most churches, and as an ordinance in others. According to the New Testament, the rite was instituted by Jesus Christ during the Last Supper; giving his disciples bread and wine during the Passover meal, Jesus commanded his followers to “do this...

Last Supper In Christianity

Last Supper The Last Supper is the final meal that, in the Gospel accounts, Jesus shared with his Apostles in Jerusalem before his crucifixion.[2] The Last Supper is commemorated by Christians especially on Maundy Thursday.[3] The Last Supper provides the scriptural basis for the Eucharist, also known as “Holy Communion” or “The Lord’s Supper”.[4]...

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