Benediction (Eucharist)

 ; Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
   Benediction is a Eucharistic devotion that includesprayers and hymns before the Blessed Sacrament (consecrated host); the central part of this service is the priests' blessingof those in attendance by making the sign of the cross with a monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament.

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