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Catholic Christian worship
One of the primary practices of Catholics is the Liturgy of the Eucharist, in which bread and wine are physically transformed into the blood and body of Christ.
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The Liturgy of the Eucharist is the core of the Mass and the heart of Catholic belief. The priest and the participants speak a series of formal prayers, including a communal recitation of the Lord's Prayer, and the entire community watches the transformation of the bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ, which believers then receive into their own bodies. This transformation from the simple elements of bread and wine into the physical presence of the divine is called transubstantiation and is a point of mystery and wonder for Catholics.