Eucharist Poster Analysis

The Eucharist is very significant to Catholics, as the Eucharist is the Body of Christ, which Catholics receive; allowing Jesus to be a part of them for the upcoming week, guiding and aiding them through life’s temptations and obstacles. This poster displays how the Eucharist is significant to Catholics, and why the people of Liverpool should consider it to be essential to their lives.

The picture of the Eucharist, situated in the middle of the poster, as the salient image, with the words, “The Eucharist”, displayed above it, shows what exactly the Eucharist is. This image is the literal representation of the Eucharist, for the people who do not know what the Eucharist is. By looking at this image, these people are seeing an insight into what
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The white garment symbolises the cleansing from all sin. The early Christians, wore white garments to signify their union with Christ. The priest wears the white garment during Mass, and throughout the blessing of the Eucharist, to signify his union with Christ. While he is blessing the Eucharist, the Priest is demonstrating to us, how Jesus, at the Last Supper, blessed the bread and wine. While blessing the bread and wine, the Priest becomes Jesus as he says the words, “Take and eat it, this is my body.” The priest will then take a cup, give thanks to God and say, “Drink it, all of you, this is my blood, which seals God 's covenant, my blood poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” (Matthew 26:26-30) These words, said by Jesus, are repeated by the Priest. Subsequent to the speaking of these words, transubstantiation occurs. The three oils, located at the bottom right corner, symbolise a mission of God. When anointed with oil, the person is specified a particular mission. This mission may be similar to what has been given to others, nevertheless, this mission is unique to that particular person. Before receiving the Eucharist, the sacrament, Anointing of the Sick is given sporadically. As the person is being healed, physically or spiritually, they are receiving a mission from God. All these symbols, in collaboration, brings humanity together, with God, in the Eucharist. In Text 5, Chapter 8 of the KWL, it voices, “…it’s a simple reminder to us of the transcendence of the Eucharist—the power the Mass has to unite us. Only there, before the Eucharist, do we come together as one Church. Not one parish, or one diocese even, but one eternal, universal, and united Church.” This quote portrays how the Eucharist, the full Sacrament brings humanity together as one, with

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