words of institution

Definition of words of institution

: the portion of a Christian Communion service based on the words of Mk 14:22–24 and used as the warrant from Jesus Christ for the continued celebration of the Eucharist

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“Words of institution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/words%20of%20institution. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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