This article is the first in a series on the Mass which focuses on the scriptural basis of the Catholic Celebration of the Eucharist, the Breaking of the Bread. As the Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us, quoting the Vatican II document, Lumen Gentium:
The Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life.” “The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries and works of the apostolate, are bound up with the Eucharist and are oriented toward it. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself, our Pasch.” (CCC 1324)
Given the importance of

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