The Deafening Silence of His Real Presence

INTRODUCTION

I’m not sure why I’m writing this. Some will likely snicker, seeing the entire thing as fantasy or self-promotion or grandstanding. If true, that’s unfortunate because one thing I know for sure is that the event did in fact happen as I’m about to describe. I guess I’m writing because I just needed to tell someone and share both the uneasiness and the joy.

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The Eucharist – From the Church Fathers

The Simple Catholic Snapshots:

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  • The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist is Mysterious – Even for the Average Catholic
  • Some Doubters Say The Eucharist is Only A Symbol
  • Catholics Believe The Eucharist is the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ
  • The Bible is Often Used to Defend Both Positions, Thus Adding to the Confusion
  • We Find that the early Church Fathers Believed in the Real Presence

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Transubstantiation – It’s No Accident

The Simple Catholic Snapshots:

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  • The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist is Mysterious – Even for the Average Catholic
  • Our Eyes Still See Bread and Wine
  • Our God Has Told Us “This is My Body”
  • Substance: What Something Is.
  • Accidents: How Something is Sensed (Sight, Smell etc)
  • We Have to Break Our Automatic Linking of Accidents to Substance
  • The All-Powerful God Can Easily Make His Body and Blood Appear Like Bread and Wine

This might sound confusing but don’t give up, it’s really not.  Continue reading “Transubstantiation – It’s No Accident”