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Eucharistic Piety
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The concept of eucharistic piety refers (in the broadest sense) to any practice of faith that determines its content through reference to the mysterium of the loving self-sacrifice of Jesus Christ (Sacrifice: IV) celebrated in the Eucharist and his Spirit-produced presence in the sign of the meal. From an ecumenical perspective, the modes of (public or private) veneration of the elements of the eucharistic meal (beyond the celebration of the Eucharist) referred to as eucharistic piety (in the stricter sense) are ma…

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Sattler, Dorothea, “Eucharistic Piety”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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