Consecration, Prayer of

   That portion of the Communion office beginning with the words, "All glory be to Thee, Almighty God," etc., and by which the Bread and the Wine become the Body and the Blood of Christ. This is the most solemn act of the whole service and comprises (1) the words of Institution, (2) the Oblation and (3) the Invocation, followed by the Intercessions.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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