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{adj: Eucharistic} of or relating to the sacrament of the Eucharist
"the Eucharistic cup"

{adj: sacramental} of or relating to or involving a sacrament

{n: Bahaism} a religion founded in Iran in 1863; emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind; incorporates Christian and Islamic tenets; many adherents live in the United States
"Bahaism has no public rituals or sacraments and praying is done in private"

{n: Donatism} a schismatic Christian religion in northern Africa from the 4th to the 7th century; held that only those who led a blameless life belonged in the church or could administer the sacraments

{n: High Church, High Anglican Church} a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)

{n: Holy Eucharist, Eucharist, sacrament of the Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, Liturgy, Eucharistic liturgy, Lord's Supper} a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine

{n: absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin} the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

{n: absolution} the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance

{n: anointing of the sick, extreme unction, last rites} a Catholic sacrament; a priest anoints a dying person with oil and prays for salvation

{n: baptism} a Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth
"most churches baptize infants but some insist on adult baptism"

{n: celebration, solemnization, solemnisation} the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual
"the celebration of marriage"

{n: confession} (Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution

{n: confirmation} a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church

{n: holy order} the sacrament of ordination

{n: interdict} an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district

{n: matrimony} the ceremony or sacrament of marriage

{n: penance} a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and satisfaction and absolution

{n: sacrament} a formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted by Jesus: baptism and confirmation and Holy Eucharist and penance and holy orders and matrimony and extreme unction

{v: administer} administer ritually ; of church sacraments

{v: receive} partake of the Holy Eucharist sacrament


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