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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Solemn Communion

Five Children spent Lent learning about the meaning of the Eucharist and then celebrated Solemn Communion with the whole congregation. For one child, it was a first communion.

They learned about the four parts of the Eucharistic Prayer:
Offer, Bless, Break, and Share

They showed the congregation the ancient prayer position, orans,
which the people can do along with the priest during the prayers.

So holy!
The Body of Christ, the Bread of Heaven

The Blood of Christ, the cup of Salvation