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Real Presence The Real Presence is the true presence of Christ in the Eucharist under the appearance of bread and wine.
religion Religion is the group of beliefs, prayers, and practices through which people express longing for God.
religious life Religious life refers to the lives of men and women in religious communities who make vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience as religious priests, sisters, brothers, monks, or friars.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, or RCIA, is the process by which adults and some children become members of the Catholic Church through the Sacraments of Initiation.