After the Consecration comes the Anamnesis, when the Priest says, “The mystery of faith”. The people respond with the acclamation, using one of the prescribed formulas.
What is said during Mass immediately after the consecration?
In the many Lutheran churches where it is practiced, the elevation may take place both immediately after the consecration of the elements or during the pax. This elevation gives opportunity to adore the real presence of Christ by either bowing deeply at the waist or genuflecting.
What prayer do you say during consecration?
I rededicate my body and all its parts to the loving rule of Jesus Christ; I dedicate and consecrate my body to him in every way. I ask for the blood of Christ to cleanse my body and make it holy once more. Holy Spirit, come and fill your temple now; restore my body under the complete dominion of Jesus Christ.
What do we proclaim after the consecration?
The three acclamations
We proclaim your Death, O Lord, and profess your Resurrection, until you come again.
What does the priest pray over during consecration?
The priest washes his hands, and he offers a prayer of thanks to God (quietly or aloud, if no song is being sung) for the gifts of bread and wine that presently will be changed into Christ’s body and blood (see transubstantiation). He then invites the people to pray that their sacrifice will be acceptable to God.
Who prays the prayer of consecration at the Eucharist?
Every ordained Catholic priest participates in the one priesthood of Christ, which alone can take away the sins of the world. When the priest pronounces the words of Eucharistic consecration, he is said to do so in persona Christi, that is, in the person of Christ.
What happens during the consecration?
In a prayer of entire consecration, a Christian surrenders himself/herself to God in order to allow Him to entirely sanctify his/her soul. A believer offers to God “his time, his plans, his possessions, himself, his all” in consecration.
Why is consecration important to God?
God communicates his holiness to us; he gives us participation in his holiness. He is our creator and wants us to be in his image. This transformation into his likeness is the foremost meaning of consecration.
What are the five parts of the Eucharistic Prayer?
This prayer consists of a dialogue (the Sursum Corda), a preface, the sanctus and benedictus, the Words of Institution, the Anamnesis, an Epiclesis, a petition for salvation, and a Doxology.
What did Jesus say in the Last Supper?
At this supper, according to the Gospels, Jesus blessed bread and broke it, telling the disciples, “Take, eat; this is my body.” He then passed a cup of wine to them, saying, “This is my blood.” Jesus’ words refer to the Crucifixion he was about to suffer in order to atone for humankind’s sins.
What is the great Amen?
The amen at the end of the Eucharistic Prayer, and at the culmination of the doxology should really be a special occasion for praise within the Mass. The ‘amen’ in this case is not just an affirmation of faith, it is likewise a way to say, “Praise God our Savior!” or “Praise you God!”
What is the response after the first reading?
After the first reading, a psalm is read or sung. We say or sing a response. We listen to a reading from the New Testament. As we stand for the reading of the gospel, we join in singing Alleluia.
What is said before the Gospel reading?
The reading of the Gospel is usually preceded by the chanting of a prokimenon or alleluia. The Gospel lesson is not simply read, but is chanted by one of the higher clergy (deacon, priest, or bishop).