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1. A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches, which was instituted at the Last Supper and in which bread and wine are consecrated and consumed in remembrance of Jesus's death; Communion.
2. The consecrated elements of this rite; Communion.

[Middle English eukarist, from Old French eucariste, from Late Latin eucharistia, from Greek eukharistiā, from eukharistos, grateful, thankful : eu-, eu- + kharizesthai, to show favor (from kharis, grace; see gher- in Indo-European roots).]

Eu′cha·ris′tic, Eu′cha·ris′ti·cal adj.
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Adj.1.Eucharistic - of or relating to the sacrament of the Eucharist; "the Eucharistic cup"
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[juːkəˈrɪstɪk] ADJde la Eucaristía, eucarístico
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adjeucharistisch; the Eucharistic liturgydie Abendmahlsliturgie; the Eucharistic sacramentdas Sakrament des heiligen Abendmahls
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The police of three countries had tracked the great criminal at last from Ghent to Brussels, from Brussels to the Hook of Holland; and it was conjectured that he would take some advantage of the unfamiliarity and confusion of the Eucharistic Congress, then taking place in London.
The Eucharistic Congress had doubtless sucked out of their local stagnation many such creatures, blind and helpless, like moles disinterred.
The artists mounted an art exhibit on August 15, 2019 with the theme '60 Years of Grateful and Joyful Journey with Mary as a Caring Eucharistic Community'.
Shadow and Substance: Eucharistic Controversy and English Drama Across the Reformation Divide.
Fernando Cardinal Filoni as special envoy to attend the fourth National Eucharistic Congress in Taiwan.
He covers systematic reconstruction: the Eucharistic theology of the Summa theologiae, the poetic distillation of Eucharistic theology in the hymns, and Eucharistic passages.
The path to holiness and orderliness !-- -- Last Saturday was the 31st Eucharistic Congress of the Pink Sisters in New Manila.
And so it is again with the Eucharist: as Aquinas suggests in his famous eucharistic poem "Adoro te devote," it is precisely because Christ's divinity lies "veiled" (velatus) beneath the figures of the bread and wine that the Eucharist itself fires the poet's desire (sitis) for the full "unveiling" (revelata) of that divinity in the eschaton (68).
Robert Daly's attempting to bring the eucharistic prayer into a new cosmological setting.
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Cummings explores various underrepresented texts and thinkers to enrich eucharistic thought on the part of all Christians, and Bullard provides a look into how he and other Baptists are rethinking the Lord's Supper by engaging Catholic and Protestant theologians at a quite detailed level.
Wandel introduces this volume with the premise that the eucharistic debates in the Reformation era "reach into our world in ways we are just beginning to understand" (12).