When is the
Holy Eucharist a Sacrament & when is It a sacrifice?
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Q. When is the
Holy Eucharist a Sacrament, and when is it a sacrifice?
A. The Holy
Eucharist is a Sacrament when we receive it in Holy Communion and when it
remains in the Tabernacle of the Altar. It is a sacrifice when it is offered up
at Mass by the separate Consecration of the bread and wine, which signifies the
separation of Our Lord's blood from His body when He died on the Cross.
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