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Worship Of The Eucharist
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By Anne Van Tilburg
Published on 04/18/2011
 
Worship Of The Eucharist

Worship Of The Eucharist

In the liturgy of the Mass we express our faith in the Real Presence of Christ under the species of bread and wine by, among other ways, genuflection or bowing deeply as a sign of adoration of the Lord. "The Catholic Church has always offered and still offers to the sacrament of the Eucharist the cult of adoration, not only during mass, but also outside of it, reserving the consecrated hosts with the utmost care, exposing them to the solemn veneration of the faithful, and carrying them in procession."

(Catechism of the Catholic Church #1378)