What is remembered in the institution of the Holy Eucharist?
The Eucharist is a re-enactment of the Last Supper, the final meal that Jesus Christ shared with his disciples before his arrest, and eventual crucifixion. At the meal Jesus ate bread and wine and instructed his disciples to do the same in memory of him.
On which day we remember the institution of Holy Eucharist?
Except for the resurrection on Easter, Holy Thursday is possibly one of the most important, complex, and profound days of celebration in the Catholic Church. Holy Thursday celebrates the institution of the Eucharist as the true body and blood of Jesus Christ and the institution of the sacrament of the priesthood.
What does it mean do this in memory of me?
At the Last Supper Jesus gives a new commandment: “do this in memory of Me.” His followers were Jewish and so “do this in memory” would have had the meaning of doing in future generations what Jesus was doing then as if those future generations were present when Jesus spoke.
Do this in remembrance of me Catholic Mass?
Do this in remembrance of me. In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, ‘This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me. For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.
What is the origin of Maundy Thursday?
The name “Maundy Thursday” is derived from the Latin word mandatum meaning “commandment.” The primary commandment of Jesus’ message is found in the story of the Last Supper when Jesus humbles himself to wash the feet of his apostles prior to the traditional Passover meal, or Seder.
What are the different types of Catholic Masses?
The two basic kinds of Masses are the Low Mass and the High Mass. These two are offered most often at the parish. A High Mass is scheduled for every Sunday, each Holy Day of Obligation and certain major holy days.