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  Eucharistic adoration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eucharistic adoration is a practice in the Roman Catholic and some Anglican Churches, in which the Blessed Sacrament is exposed to and adored by the faithful.
In a parish, this is usually done by volunteer parishioners; in a monastery or convent, it is done by the resident monks or nuns.
Adoration is a sign of devotion to and worship of Jesus Christ, who is believed by many Christians to be present in the consecrated host, represented by hosts or bread.
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The Perpetual Adoration was founded at Lyons, in 1667, in the Church of the Hôtel-Dieu.
It is interesting to note the propagation in France during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries of the Perpetual Adoration in all the churches and chapels of certain dioceses.
In 1868 the privilege of Perpetual Adoration was granted by Pope Pius IX to the Sisters of the Second Order of St. Dominic in the monastery of Quellins, near Lyons, France.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01152a.htm   (1753 words)

 USCCB - (Liturgy) - Perpetual Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Perpetual exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is a devotion and practice which is permitted to those religious communities that have it as an integral part of their communal life and to pious associations of the laity which have received official recognition.
If a pious association of the laity, which has perpetual exposition as a part of its constitution, is established within a parish, the activity of that association should be seen as separate from that of the parish, although all members of the parish are free to participate in it.
If for some good reason perpetual exposition must take place in a parish church, it should be in a chapel distinct from the body of the church so as not to interfere with the normal activities of the parish or its daily liturgical celebrations.
www.nccbuscc.org /liturgy/q&a/devotions/perpetualexposition.shtml   (767 words)

 perpetual adoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Perpetual adoration is defined by the fact that Jesus makes Himself present in the Eucharist 24-seven, 168 hours every week.
The Eucharist "is the sum and substance of the Catholic Church," said John Hurly, adoration coordinator at St. Agnes, and perpetual adoration is an affirmation of that.
The perpetual adoration chapel at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Winchester serves the parish, as well as the nearby hospital, according to Father Stanley Krempa, pastor.
www.catholicherald.com /articles/05articles/adoration.htm   (984 words)

 Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Following the request of Pope John Paul II in 1981 to establish Perpetual Adoration Chapels in parishes throughout the world, a Perpetual Adoration Chapel at Saint George's Church was established in June of 1997 with faith-filled adorers coming from about 13 different parishes.
Perpetual Adoration wins many graces for the individual, the family, the parish, the diocese, the universal Church, and the world.
Please remember that Perpetual Adoration in a parish is not just for a day, a week, a month, or a year.
www.saintgeo.com /perpetual_eucharistic_adoration.htm   (465 words)

 Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Private and silent adoration of the Lord truly present in the tabernacle or on the altar was for all practical purposes the laity’s understanding of and participation in eucharistic worship.
It is the general understanding of the Church that the adoration of the Eucharist reserved in the tabernacle is normative and sufficient.
Because perpetual exposition is a devotional practice of a religious community or a pious association that observes this according to their constitution, it should normally take place in a chapel of that religious community or association (Congregation for Divine Worship, July 1995).
www.dioceseofstpete.org /content.php?P=72   (2367 words)

 The Church of Holy Apostles: Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration in All Saints Chapel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Adoration is quiet prayer with Jesus who is visible, exposed and truly present in the Host in the monstrance.
Perpetual Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament in a chapel dedicated to this purpose has been recommended by Pope John Paul II for every Catholic parish in the world.
The pelican is a favorite symbol of the Eucharist and redemption because of the ancient belief that the female pelican would rip open her breast to feed her young with her own life blood, to avert their starvation in famine.
www.churchofholyapostles.com /adoration.htm   (1633 words)

 Perpetual Adoration - St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Norman, OK
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is when a parish sets aside a little room, or chapel, that is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day with permanent exposition of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Perpetual Adoration is coordinated by the laity, in cooperation with the clergy.
Perpetual Adoration has begun and is spreading across North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe.
www.stjosephsok.org /adoration.htm   (1357 words)

 New Catholic Dictionary: Adoration, Perpetual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
As a rule the object of this perpetual adoration is, reparation for the outrages of men against a God of goodness.
The practise dates probably from the 12th or 13th century, when periods of adoration were sometimes prescribed by kings in thanksgiving for signal victories, and in the 15th century there were adorations in petition or thanksgiving for some special favor.
The Forty Hours devotion, begun in 1534, developed the general practise of perpetual adoration, which is the special object of many pious associations and religious congregations established since that date.
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 Church of the Holy Ghost - Perpetual Adoration Chapel where you will find information on what it means to make a holy ...
Eucharistic Adoration is a continuation in a personal way of the communal worship of the Mass.
Perpetual Adoration is an act of faith in this presence, an act of love for the God who loved us even unto death on a cross.
When Jesus is physically exposed on the altar during Adoration, rather than being reserved in the tabernacle, those who are present in the chapel are His guardians and His consolation.
www.holyghostparish.com /PA.htm   (1223 words)

 Decrees on Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration: MARYMEDIATRIX.COM
Perpetual adoration is understood to be adoration before the Blessed Sacrament twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week; a small parish may be only able to maintain two or three days in a week, this is to be considered preferable to any other arrangement.
The adoration is practiced according to the norms of the liturgical law of the Church, given in the Roman Ritual.
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is a Eucharistic devotion whereby members of a Parish (or some other entity) unite in making continuous adoration before the Most Blessed Sacrament (in most cases, exposed) throughout the twenty-four hours of the day, seven days a week.
www.marymediatrix.com /pea/decree.htm   (3682 words)

 Perpetual Adoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Pope John Paul II in his first encyclical letter, Redemptor Hominis, says that Eucharistic adoration is the most fundamental duty in the life of the Christian and that liturgical celebration of the Eucharist and private worship of the Eucharist complement each other.
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is simply our response to Jesus’ love for us, whereby each of us is willing to spend a quiet holy hour of prayer in His Eucharistic Presence once a week on a regular basis that we may have perpetual (seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day) exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
Perpetual adoration helps people to be more personally involved with Christ because it makes the Eucharist more central in the lives of people.
www.churchofstjoseph.org /Adoration.htm   (3248 words)

 The Adoration Restoration: How Perpetual Adoration Developed in the Church
Perpetual Adoration, the uninterrupted attendance of worshippers in front of the Blessed Sacrament, has evidence stretching back to the Fourth century.
Though the devotion of the French faithful was exemplary, the style of Adoration in the Holy Cross Chapel remained largely a local curiosity until the Council of Trent.
In 1654, congregations such as the Benedictines of the Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Austria took as part of their vows a solemn promise of perpetual Adoration.
www.catholicplanet.com /articles/article45.htm   (2169 words)

 Most Precious Treasure
Perpetual and partial eucharistic adoration programs have been embraced in dioceses from Bridgeport, Conn., to Atlanta, and San Antonio to St. Paul.
Eucharistic adoration is a traditional form of prayer that involves the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament displayed in a monstrance.
Perpetual adoration recalls Christ's question to his disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane before his passion: "Could you not watch one hour with me?" In response to Christ's question, the faithful sign up for one hour of adoration each week.
www.catholiceducation.org /links/jump.cgi?ID=3080   (1593 words)

 Perpetual Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration is recognizing and honoring the presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist, a devotion that dates back to 1246 A.D., at which time the feast of Corpus Christi (the Body of Christ) was instituted.
This custom is known as Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is affirmation of our core belief in the true presence of Christ's body and blood, soul and divinity in the Eucharist.
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 Eucharistic Adoration - Worship of the Eucharist Outside of Mass - Part 1
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is the adoration of Jesus Christ present in the Holy Eucharist.
In the many Churches that have this adoration, the Eucharist is displayed in a special holder called a monstrance, and people come to pray and worship Jesus continually throughout the day and often the night.
Perpetual Adoration as a Necessary Antidote to Abortion - Fr.
www.therealpresence.org /eucharst/pea/a2.html   (1694 words)

 Apostolate for Perpetual Adoration
Perpetual Adoration has made my diocese safer from the violence that previously threatened to tear it apart.
It is not dangerous to have Perpetaul Eucharistic Adoration, but rather, it is dangerous NOT to have it because Jesus is the only one who can protect, restore, heal and unite.
This parish has a great devotion to Mary and through this devotion we were led to Perpetual Adoration of her Son, Jesus.
www.aquinas-multimedia.com /adoration   (462 words)

 The Real Presence: Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration: What Is Perpetual Adoration?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Perpetual Adoration is a Eucharistic devotion whereby members of a given parish (or other entity) unite in taking hours of adoration before the Most Blessed Sacrament (in most cases, exposed), both during the day and throughout the night, seven days a week.
To provide an easy, attractive, and practical way of rendering God adoration which is His due as our Creator of giving Him thanks for our redemption of making reparation for our sins and the sins of mankind; of petitioning the good God for the constant help we need.
It is important that from its very inception that pastors and parish clergy be assured that it does not mean their taking on extra work in an already busy schedule.
www.mbprice.com /therealpresence/pea-whatispa.htm   (1342 words)

 Perpetual Adoration
An hour spent with the Blessed Sacrament is a time for silent, personal prayer, reflection, and adoration of the Lord present in the Eucharist.
But for Perpetual Adoration, we ask that there be a respectful quiet maintained in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
Perpetual Adoration Communications: Current adoration schedules and other communications concerning Perpetual Adoration will be posted on the bulletin board in the foyer outside the Adoration Chapel.
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 The Catholic Standard - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration are a cloistered group of nuns.
The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration order was founded in Paris as the Franciscan Nuns of the Most Blessed Sacrament by Mother Marie Claire Bouillevaux on Dec. 8, 1854, the same day as Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception.
The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration arrived in America in 1921, establishing a monastery in the Diocese of Cleveland.
www.cathstan.org /news/08-12-04/3.shtml   (768 words)

 Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
As Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration, we are consecrated women living the gospel in community through the observance of obedience, chastity and poverty in the spirit of St. Francis and Mother Theresia Bonzel.
We combine the contemplative and active life through ceaseless adoration of the Eucharist and selfless service to others in the fields of education and health care.
The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration was founded in Olpe, Germany in 1863 by Mother Theresia Bonzel.
www.religiouslife.com /w_osfmishawaka.phtml   (370 words)

 Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is the uninterrupted (24 hours, 7 days a week) adoration of Jesus truly present in the Blessed Sacrament.
In this video, using the teachings of Pope John Paul II and reflecting on the message of the Divine Mercy and Mother Teresa, Patrick Barry, a member of the Missionaries of the Blessed Sacrament, shares the blessings that Perpetual Adoration brings to individuals and to communities.
Spread the message of Perpetual Adoration effectively, simply by purchasing a copy of this tape for your priest, pastoral council or prayer group.
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 Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration spreads throughout the world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In the 1940s, a priest in the US started perpetual adoration in his parish to pray for the safety of the men in the parish who had gone to war; not one of these men was killed.
San Marcus parish, Guatemala, has perpetual adoration, and not a single priest or parishioner was harmed during the recent civil war there.
Since that fateful day of 11 September 2001, the Society for Perpetual Adoration in the US has been almost inundated with requests from priests and laity for perpetual adoration in their parishes.
www.ad2000.com.au /articles/2002/mar2002p9_939.html   (1187 words)

 Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration
The Poor Clare Nuns of Perpetual Adoration (P.C.P.A.) are a Pontifical Contemplative Order of Cloistered Nuns with the privilege of Solemn Vows, Papal Enclosure, and Solemn Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament.
The Order of Poor Clare Nuns of Perpetual Adoration was founded in Paris, France on December 8, 1854, under the name "Franciscan Nuns of the Most Blessed Sacrament".
Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament has been a continual act of Adoration and thanksgiving since the very beginning of the Order.
www.religiouslife.com /w_poorclares.phtml   (1040 words)

 An Invitation to Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. St. Ann's Parish, Trinidad, W.I.
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is a Eucharistic devotion whereby members of a Parish (or some other entity) unite in making a continous adoration before the Most Blessed Sacrament (in most cases, exposed) throughout the twenty-four hours of the day, seven days a week.
Up untill 1973, we did not have adoration in our houses for one hour daily for each Sister as we do now.
You are invited to visit the Chapel of Adoration any hour of the day or night.
www.angelfire.com /me3/adorers   (301 words)

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