Tag - transubstantiation

Holy Communion & Un-Holy Catholics – Ordained and Lay… How Does This Work?

John Farrell, a reader from south of the border, in England, Our Lady's Dowry, has submitted the following article for our consideration - he'd like some answers: some editorial comment has been injected, but all insights gratefully  received... John writes... Validity of Mass and Sacraments I believe that the Son of God, Jesus, is truly both man...

USA: Dramatic Loss of Belief in Real Presence – What About UK Catholics?

Transubstantiation – the idea that during Mass, the bread and wine used for Communion become the body and blood of Jesus Christ – is central to the Catholic faith. Indeed, the Catholic Church teaches that “the Eucharist is ‘the source and summit of the Christian life.’” But a new Pew Research Center survey finds that...