In Jesus’ Name, say , “I believe and receive.” Then eat the bread. Next, take the cup in your hand and say : Lord Jesus, thank you for your precious blood.
In John 6:53-54, Jesus tells us that unless one eats his body and drink his blood, we have no life. “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in you.” He adds in John 6:54-56 that his body is food and his blood, a drink.
So, the only thing that we have to say in the prayers during the Lord’s Supper is: “Thank you for this bread,” and “Thank you for this fruit of the vine.” We may say other things, but these are the only things that are required by Jesus example.
After the priest prepares the bread and wine , the people exclaim, “Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.” Once the priest has administered Holy Communion to his assistants, the people file up to the altar, row by row, and receive the bread first (
I thank You , O holy Lord, almighty Father, eternal God, who have deigned, not through any merits of mine, but out of the condescension of Your goodness, to satisfy me a sinner, Your unworthy servant, with the precious Body and Blood of Your Son, our Lord Jesus Christ.
With the exception of Churches of the Armenian Rite and the Maronite Church, Orthodox Churches and Eastern Catholic Churches use leavened bread for the Eucharist .
In union, O Dear Lord, with the faithful at every Altar of Thy Church, where Thy blessed Body and Blood are being offered to the Father, I desire to offer Thee praise and thanksgiving. I present to Thee my soul and body, with the earnest wish that I may ever be united to Thee.
A person who is to receive the Most Holy Eucharist is to abstain for at least one hour before holy communion from any food and drink, except for only water and medicine.
Many persons who, for temperance reasons, favor the use of unfermented grape- juice in the was used in the institution of the sacrament, but Communion do not deny that fermented wine justify the use of the unfermented juice on the ‘ground that it is of the nature of wine, and that this departure from traditional usage
The basic forms of prayer are adoration , contrition , thanksgiving and supplication, abbreviated as A.C.T.S. The Liturgy of the Hours, the seven canonical hours of the Catholic Church prayed at fixed prayer times, is recited daily by clergy, religious and devout believers.
The Four Most Common Communion Scriptures People Use Matthew 26:26-30. New Living Translation (NLT)26 As they were eating, Jesus took some bread and blessed it. Mark 14:22-26. Luke 22:14-20. 1 Corinthians 11:23-30. Isaiah 53:3-6. 1 Corinthians 10:16-18. 1 Peter 2:22-25.
Supplication (also known as petitioning) is a form of prayer , wherein one party humbly or earnestly asks another party to provide something, either for the party who is doing the supplicating (e.g., “Please spare my life.”) or on behalf of someone else.
What do I say to the priest when he gives me Communion? You say “Amen”.
The Council of Trent declares that by the consecration of the bread and wine “there takes place a change of the whole substance of the bread into the substance of the body of Christ our Lord and of the whole substance of the wine into the substance of his blood.
“The Gloria in Excelsis (Glory to God in the highest ) is a most ancient and venerable hymn by which the Church, gathered in the Holy Spirit, glorifies and entreats God the Father and the Lamb.