Instructed Eucharist

Instructions for how to Celebrate the Eucharist

One of the key roles a pastor or priest in almost every tradition is to preside over the sacraments. Whether you are newly ordained, looking to brush up on tips for how to bless elements, or are a student preparing for a sacramental role, we hope these resources will be helpful.

In the first video, Dr. Jonathan Powers gives a homily and explains the significance of the various movements of the communion liturgy.

In the second video, Dr. Powers articulates how to bless communion elements without the use of formal liturgy in a theologically responsible manner. For a written description of how to bless elements without a liturgy, download: A Guide for Celebrating Holy Communion without Liturgy