sacred host

[assorted images of the sacred host]Derivation

  • Latin: hostia, victim

Article

The bread after the Act of Consecration, when it has been changed into the Body of Christ, Victim of the Sacrifice.

MLA Citation

  • “sacred host”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 December 2010. Web. 3 June 2015. <http://catholicsaints.info/sacred-host/>