This term is used for the prayer put to ask the Father for sending the Holy Spirit upon the elements to be transfered into the Body and Blood of Christ.


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  • Epíclesis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Epíclesis es el nombre que recibe en la celebración de la misa la parte que se dedica a la invocación del Espíritu Santo. Deriva del término griego epíklesis. Como no es posible ninguna liturgia sin la presencia del… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Epiclesis — In most Christian churches, the epiclesis (also sometimes spelled epiklesis, since it is a transliterated Greek word) is that part of the prayer of consecration of the Eucharistic elements (bread and wine) by which the priest invokes the Holy… …   Wikipedia

  • epiclesis — ▪ Christianity       (Greek: “invocation”), in the Christian eucharistic (Eucharist) prayer (anaphora), the special invocation of the Holy Spirit; in most Eastern Christian liturgies it follows the words of institution the words used, according… …   Universalium

  • epiclesis — noun The part of the Catholic mass in which the celebrant invokes the Holy Spirit to bless the participants …   Wiktionary

  • epiclesis — calling on the Holy Spirit to consecrate the Eucharist Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • epiclesis — ep·i·cle·sis …   English syllables

  • epiclesis —  Эпиклезий …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • epiclesis — /ɛpiˈklisəs/ (say epee kleesuhs), /ɛpə / (say epuh ) noun an invocation included in the canon of the Eucharist either to God to send the Holy Spirit, or to the Holy Spirit directly, so that the consecration of the bread and wine may take place.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • epiclesis —  ; epiklesis    This Greek word (meaning invocation upon ) refers to that part of the Eucharistic prayer that invokes the Holy Spirit so that the offering of bread and wine may become the body and blood of Christ. (See CCC 1105 1107) …   Glossary of theological terms

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