Who is involved in the Eucharist?
Similarly one may ask, what rituals are involved in the Eucharist?
Eucharist is a sacrament of initiation that Christians celebrate to commemorate what happened at the last supper. Bread and Wine are consumed, for which symbolizes the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. Bread - Bread is a symbol of the Eucharist because it represents life.
Beside above, who can receive the Eucharist? In other words, only those who are united in the same beliefs — the seven sacraments, the authority of the pope, and the teachings in the Catechism of the Catholic Church — are allowed to receive Holy Communion.
Beside above, what happens during Eucharist?
Christians participate in the Eucharist, also known as communion, Holy Communion, or the Lord's Supper, by eating a piece of bread, which represents Christ's body, and by drinking a small amount of wine (or in some cases grape juice), which represents Christ's blood.
Why is the Eucharist important?
The Eucharist has always been one of the most important aspects of Christianity. The Catechism of the Catholic Church strongly asserts the "Real Presence" of Jesus' body in the Eucharist; this is to say that the sacrament is not symbolic of the body and blood of Jesus but rather that it is his body and blood.