Holy Sacrament

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Noun1.Holy Sacrament - a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wineHoly Sacrament - a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine
sacrament - a formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted by Jesus: baptism and confirmation and Holy Eucharist and penance and holy orders and matrimony and extreme unction
Offertory - the part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God
Communion, Holy Communion, manduction, sacramental manduction - the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist; "the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation"
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All the school- children, the singers and the firemen walked on the sidewalks, while in the middle of the street came first the custodian of the church with his halberd, then the beadle with a large cross, the teacher in charge of the boys and a sister escorting the little girls; three of the smallest ones, with curly heads, threw rose leaves into the air; the deacon with outstretched arms conducted the music; and two incense-bearers turned with each step they took toward the Holy Sacrament, which was carried by M.
All day long our priest go about there to give the Sacrament to dying men, and I go with him to carry the vessels with the Holy Sacrament. Everybody that go near that camp catch the sickness but me and the priest.
The officiating priest was just finishing mass whilst D'Artagnan was looking at Bazin; he pronounced the words of the holy Sacrament and retired, giving the benediction, which was received by the kneeling communicants, to the astonishment of D'Artagnan, who recognized in the priest the coadjutor* himself, the famous Jean Francois Gondy, who at that time, having a presentiment of the part he was to play, was beginning to court popularity by almsgiving.
"Yes, monsieur, he received the holy sacraments. But do you know what he did in order to receive them?
The electronic system has increased competition amongst Hajj vendors as it streamlined the application process for the holy sacrament all in one convenient online location.
All Albay Catholic churches would hold a series of Masses and set up the 'holy hours' where the holy sacrament would be displayed to show support of the Day of Reparation launched by the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan on Monday.
[...] kiss that the Holy Spirit Gives to our faithful spirits, Joined to the breasts of his sweet bounty In the Holy Sacrament. (46) In a certain sense, the connection between Eucharist and eros is unsurprising.
"Ye that do truly and earnestly repent you of your sins, and are in love and charity with your neighbours, and intend to lead the new life, following the commandments of God, and walking from henceforth in his holy ways: Draw near with faith, and take this holy Sacrament to your comfort; and make your humble confession to Almighty God, meekly kneeling upon your knees"--BCP, p.
"The Catholic Church believes marriage is a holy sacrament between man and woman, forever, with no divorce, no conditions.
The gold-plated vessel, which contained the Holy Sacrament, had been presented to St Bridget's Church in Killester in 1927 and has not been recovered.
Prest offers clear and nuanced explanations of the political problem of Jansenism, including its critiques of Jesuit casuistry and lay spiritual advisors, religious arguments for and against theatre, and the powerful yet unpopular Company of the Holy Sacrament. Readers who have a solid understanding of the conflict between Jesuits and Jansenists will find fresh perspective here, while those who have never heard of Jansenism will learn enough to follow Prest's arguments.