Eucharist - Theological
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Part of Eucharist:

1. Theological

2. Liturgical

3. Eucharistic Sacrifice

A. Concept

Eucharist is the designation for the sacramental meal of the Church celebrated according to the example and the instructions of Jesus, a designation appearing as early as the 1st century and predominating ever since. The word expresses fundamental insights…

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Johannes Betz, “Eucharist - Theological”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 23 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2016

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