epiklesis

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Glossary of theological terms. . 2014.

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  • Epiklesis — • The name of a prayer that occurs in all Eastern liturgies (and originally in Western liturgies also) after the words of Institution, in which the celebrant prays that God may send down His Holy Spirit to change this bread and wine into the Body …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epiklēsis — (gr.), Gebet beim Consecriren des Brodes u. Weines im Abendmahle …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • epiklesis — variant of epiclesis * * * epiklesis var. epiclesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • epiclesis —  ; epiklesis    This Greek word (meaning invocation upon ) refers to that part of the Eucharistic prayer that invokes the Holy Spirit so that the offering of bread and wine may become the body and blood of Christ. (See CCC 1105 1107) …   Glossary of theological terms

  • The Blessed Eucharist as a Sacrament —     The Blessed Eucharist as a Sacrament     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Eucharist as a Sacrament     Since Christ is present under the appearances of bread and wine in a sacramental way, the Blessed Eucharist is unquestionably a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Canon of the Mass — • Article divided into four sections: (I) Name and place of the Canon; (II) History of the Canon; (III) The text and rubrics of the Canon; (IV) Mystical interpretations Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canon of the Mass      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gallican rite — The Gallican Rite is a historical sub grouping of the Roman Catholic liturgy in western Europe; it is not a single rite but actually a family of rites within the Western Rite which comprised the majority use of most of Christianity in western… …   Wikipedia

  • Liturgy of the Mass —     Liturgy of the Mass     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Liturgy of the Mass     A. Name and Definition     The Mass is the complex of prayers and ceremonies that make up the service of the Eucharist in the Latin rites. As in the case of all… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Gallican Rite —     The Gallican Rite     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Gallican Rite     This subject will be treated under the following six heads:     I. History and Origin; II. MSS. and Other Sources; III. The Liturgical Year; IV. The Divine Office; V. The… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gallican Rite — The Gallican Rite is a historical sub grouping of the Roman Catholic liturgy in western Europe; it is not a single rite but actually a family of rites within the Western Rite which comprised the majority use of most of Christianity in western… …   Wikipedia

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