26th October 2019

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Why is the Liturgy of the Eucharist the most important part of the Mass?

The Holy Communion (also called Eucharist, the Lord's Supper, and other names) is a rite considered by most Christian churches to be a sacrament. According to the New Testament, it was instituted by Jesus Christ during his Last Supper. The Liturgy of Holy Eucharist represents the mission of Jesus Christ.

Also know, what is a liturgy?

In the Catholic tradition, liturgy is the participation of the people in the work of God, which is primarily the saving work of Jesus Christ. In the liturgy, Christ continues the work of redemption. The entire congregation participates in and offers the liturgy to God.

Why is the liturgy of the word so important?

The Liturgy of the Eucharist and the more exclusively Catholic elements of the Mass follow the traditions preserved by word of mouth from the Early Church. The Liturgy of the Word is important to the Catholic Church because it is the part of the Mass when the Word of God is proclaimed to the congregation.

What is the Eucharistic Prayer?

Anamnesis: is the statement in which the Church refers to the memorial character of the Eucharist itself and/or to the Passion, Resurrection and Ascension of Christ. Oblation: is the offering to the Lord of the sacrifice of the Eucharistic bread and wine and of the prayers and thanksgiving of faithfuls.