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Are there any medieval (from the 5th to the 15th century) directives (some kind of manual or rubrics) about what to do/pray/think during Eucharist Adoration?

  • @curiousdannii I mean from the 5th to the 15th century. – Thom Jul 27 at 0:03
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    Using the catholic tag is no substitute for explaining in the question itself that you require Catholic sources. – curiousdannii Jul 27 at 0:12
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    @curiousdannii Did anyone else except Catholics have eucharistic adoration in the medieval period? – Thom Jul 27 at 0:16
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    Maybe the Orthodox did? I don't know. Not really relevant to specifying the denomination in the question itself. – curiousdannii Jul 27 at 0:17
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    @curiousdannii If I specify tag "catholicism" all I want to say with that is that I expect an answer from a Catholic viewpoint. And I did not specify a denomination. Also, I specify the tag "catholicism" to avoid accusations for asking " "Truth" questions " which CE does not permit. – Thom Jul 27 at 0:24
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Eucharistic Adoration as it is known today didn't exist between the 5th and 15th centuries. Even Quantore (or forty hours devotions) did not begin until the 16th century. Apart from religious houses, perpetual Eucharistic adoration did not begin in earnest with the laity until the 18th and 19th centuries in Italy and France. (Wikipedia)

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    Adoration certainly existed since at least the Feast of Corpus Christi, which St. Thomas Aquinas composed (13th cen.). – Geremia Jul 27 at 4:10
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    @Geremia What makes you think that the Feast of Corpus Christi involved Eucharistic adoration? The Feast was simply one more step in recognizing the importance of the Real Presence and the veneration of the Sacrament. – zippy2006 Jul 27 at 16:38
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    It involved carrying and adoring the Blessed Sacrament in procession. – Geremia Jul 27 at 18:01
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    I don't believe the question is asking about Eucharistic processions. – zippy2006 Jul 27 at 18:16
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    This is the correct answer. Why the downvotes? – jaredad7 Jul 29 at 14:33

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