Religious Glossary - common terms used related to Religion
Eucharist - A Christian sacrament in which bread and
wine are consecrated, distributed, and consumed in commemoration
of the passion and death of Christ.
The principal act of worship on Sundays and other Feasts
(see Mass, Lord's Supper, Liturgy, The Holy Communion); a
"good gift" or thanksgiving; the current usage in the Episcopal
Church to refer to communion or the Lord's Supper. (St
A Greek word meaning literally, Thanksgiving , used since
the early centuries of the church to describe the primary
worship of Christians, also known as Holy Communion.(St
The Eucharist in Christianity is one of the sacraments, the
sacrament of Holy Communion. It is a the Christian service
'consecrating' or making sacred the Bread and Wine, as Jesus
did for his disciples at the Last Supper. The Eucharist is
also referred to as the Mass.