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« on: May 11, 2008, 02:24:16 PM »

Is it appropriate to refer to Holy Communion as the Blessed Sacrament in Orthodox practice?
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« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2008, 03:01:49 PM »

I've heard it said that way by Orthodox laymen, priests, etc., but sacrament is a Latin term and really is not a translation for "mystery," or "Mystical supper," which, I think, is the more preferred terminology.
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2008, 03:38:19 PM »

In my experience of Orthodoxy, I've heard most people refer to the Eucharist/Communion as the Holy Mysteries.
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