Antidoron

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'''Antidoron''' (from Greek, meaning "instead of the gifts") is the remaining bread from a loaf of [[prosphora]] after the Lamb has been removed for the Holy [[Eucharist]]. It is blessed immediately after the [[epiclesis]] during the [[Divine Liturgy]] and is given by the [[priest]] to the faithful after the service.
 
'''Antidoron''' (from Greek, meaning "instead of the gifts") is the remaining bread from a loaf of [[prosphora]] after the Lamb has been removed for the Holy [[Eucharist]]. It is blessed immediately after the [[epiclesis]] during the [[Divine Liturgy]] and is given by the [[priest]] to the faithful after the service.
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In some practice, antidoron may be distributed to non-Orthodox Christians who attend an Orthodox liturgy, but in other places, it is reserved only for the faithful.
  
 
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[[Category:Liturgics]]

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Antidoron (from Greek, meaning "instead of the gifts") is the remaining bread from a loaf of prosphora after the Lamb has been removed for the Holy Eucharist. It is blessed immediately after the epiclesis during the Divine Liturgy and is given by the priest to the faithful after the service.

In some practice, antidoron may be distributed to non-Orthodox Christians who attend an Orthodox liturgy, but in other places, it is reserved only for the faithful.

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