What is the difference between Communion and Eucharist?

Asked 2 years ago

These Christian ceremonies seem so similar to me I can't help but wonder whether these are the same thing, just with two different names?

Maverick Marks

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

According to research, Communion is the verb (being a part of Communion or being in Communion with the saints). while The Eucharist is the noun (the person of Jesus Christ).

The Sacrament of Holy Communion, which is celebrated at every Mass, is referred to as Communion. The word "communion" comes from the Latin word "communionem," which means "fellowship" or "shared experience." As a community, we are in communion with God. The Church is His body, and He is the head.

The name Eucharist comes from a Greek word that means "thanksgiving." The Body and Blood of Christ, the Real Presence of Jesus formed from bread and wine during the Mass, are referred to as the Holy Eucharist. Catholics are supposed to examine their consciences before receiving this gift and know they are joined with Christ Himself when entering into this act.

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