“The word “Eucharist” is from the Greek eukharistia, meaning “thanksgiving” or “gratitude.” It is a compound term derived from the Greek words eu, for “well,” and kharis, for “favor” or “grace.” Thus, Eucharist, that is, “gratitude,” means “well-favored” or “good grace.””

— Grateful: The Subversive Practice of Giving Thanks by Diana Butler Bass

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