The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ? For we, though many, are one bread and one body; for we all partake of that one bread.
It is called the Eucharist, from the Greek word for giving thanks, since this sacrament is received with thanksgiving. It is called the Lord’s Supper. The Lord Jesus instituted it, saying: “This do, in remembrance of me.” Sometimes the Bible refers to it as the breaking of the bread. The Catechism calls it the Sacrament of the Altar. A common designation of this sacrament is Holy Communion. That is based . . . Read All