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Epiclesis

Epiclesis (Gk., ‘invocation, prayer’). A prayer in the Christian eucharist which asks the Father to send the Holy Spirit upon the bread and wine to make them the body and blood of Christ.

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epiclesis

epiclesis XIX. — Gr. epíklēsis, f. epikaleîn call upon, f. EPI- + kaleîn call.

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