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Because the Eucharist is Jesus, and that is what Mass is all about.

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What is the central prayer of the Catholic Church?

The central prayer of the Catholic Church is the sacrifice of Our Blessed Lord, Jesus Christ, to His Father, for our salvation. In other words, the central prayer of the Church is the Eucharist.


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Roman Catholics believe he is present in the Eucharist and other sacraments. He can also be present through prayer.


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Roman Catholic AnswerThe main Catholic prayer is the Most Holy Eucharist; if you had to choose just one short prayer and say it was the main one, than, of course, it would be the Our Father, as that is the prayer that Our Blessed Lord, Himself, taught us.


What is the prayer of consecration?

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What is on the alter during the liturgy of the eucharist?

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What is the the Consecration?

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What is a description of the Eucharist in the early Church?

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What is the greatest prayer of the Church?

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