The Eucharist

The Eucharist

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Finally! The answers to 50 of the most-asked questions regarding the Eucharist! Designed to bring a better understanding of the Eucharist and the rituals involved in Mass, devotion, and prayer, this book is formatted in a way that is easy to read and understand. As it shows how prayer and worship form the core of the spiritual renewal of the Catholic community, this book addresses these questions and more: I see people bow before the altar and tabernacle--is there a relationship between the altar and the Eucharist? My parish has processions--why are they important, and why don't all parishes have them? What is the difference between the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus? What is Benediction? Religious and devotional practices are the language we use to communicate with God. 50 Questions From the Pews: The Eucharist helps the reader participate more fully and richly in the Eucharist. View sample pages. Paperbackshow more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 129.54 x 182.88 x 12.7mm | 45.36g
  • Liguori Publications,U.S.
  • Liguori, United States
  • English
  • 0764816993
  • 9780764816994
  • 1,553,027

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Why can't divorced and remarried Catholics receive the Eucharist? Why doesn't the host look, taste, or feel like bread? How come some Catholics don't kneel during the consecration? If you've asked these or similar questions and are looking for reasonable, Catholic answers 50 Questions about the Eucharist is a book for you. Taking questions posed by men and women active in their faith, this is a collection of "questions from the pews." When we go to Mass we bring all that we are and all that we've done and place ourselves in God's hands. Such topics as divorce, remarriage, and reception of communion, becoming an Extraordinary Minister of Communion, and why the Mass is important are treated with reverence for people's life situation and the Church's tradition. 50 Questions about the Eucharist is a resource to help you understand the great sacrament of unity that is "the source and summit of Christian life (LG 11).show more