The Forms For The Breaking Of The Bread

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

In liturgical churches, the breaking of the bread is accompanied by a litany of response between the celebrant and leader. This litany is often sung.

Liturgical Form

The Celebrant breaks the consecrated Bread. A period of silence is kept. Then may be sung or said:

[Alleluia] Christ our Passover is sacrificed for us;

Therefore let us keep the feast. [Alleluia]

In Lent, Alleluia is omitted, and may be omitted at other times except during Easter Season.

In place of, or in addition to, the...


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