Tag: Real Presence

From Readers – November 7, 2019

From Readers – November 7, 2019

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Leave the doors open
Jesus is present

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From readers — The Real Presence

From readers — The Real Presence

| October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

It should not be a big surprise to Catholics that more than 60% of people who say they are Catholics do not believe that the holy Eucharist is the body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Addiction ministry centers on the power of the Eucharist

Addiction ministry centers on the power of the Eucharist

| Gina Christian | September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

While belief in the Real Presence has declined sharply among American Catholics, one ministry is placing the Eucharist at the center of its expanded efforts to combat addiction.

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Jenky: Real Presence not ‘opinion,’ but ‘foundational’ to Catholic faith

Jenky: Real Presence not ‘opinion,’ but ‘foundational’ to Catholic faith

| Tom Dermody | September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Acknowledging evidence that “for several generations” the Catholic Church has not sufficiently taught its core truths, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky has called for all ministries of the Diocese of Peoria to be “intentionally centered” on the Real Presence in the holy Eucharist.

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Real Presence

Real Presence

| Kate Soucheray | September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

When I read the articles in the Aug. 22 Catholic Spirit regarding the concept of Real Presence, I was struck by how excited I was. I know that may sound strange to readers, but adult Catholics have been asked the most profound and mysterious question of our faith: Do we believe Jesus the Christ, our Risen Savior, is really present in the Eucharist? And perhaps not shockingly, 69% of adult Catholics do not believe in the Real Presence. Actually, this is not surprising.

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Honoring the Real Presence

Honoring the Real Presence

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

“You are so precious,” she whispered to the baby in my arms.

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The Real Presence: What do Catholics believe and how Church can respond

The Real Presence: What do Catholics believe and how Church can respond

| August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Do Catholics believe that the Eucharist is truly the body and blood of Christ?

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Jesus is truly present: Do most Catholics need to go back to second grade?

Jesus is truly present: Do most Catholics need to go back to second grade?

| Tom Dermody | August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

As schools reopen and parishes gear up for religious education and RCIA classes, a new survey shockingly shows that many Catholics need to return to second grade, the year most of us received our first holy Communion. Before that most special day, we were taught repeatedly that we were about to receive not bread and wine, but Jesus — really, truly present in the sacrament.

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Do we really believe in the Real Presence?

Do we really believe in the Real Presence?

| Greg Erlandson | August 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Pope Francis recently said that every time we receive Communion, it should be like our first time, it reminded me of a friend’s story.

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Pew survey shows majority of Catholics don’t believe in ‘Real Presence’

Pew survey shows majority of Catholics don’t believe in ‘Real Presence’

| Mark Pattison | August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new study about the level of Catholic belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist showed that a majority of Catholics do not believe that the bread and wine used at Mass become the body and blood of Christ.

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The real presence of Christ in the Eucharist

The real presence of Christ in the Eucharist

| Father Michael Van Sloun | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The real presence of Christ in the Eucharist is a doctrine — an official teaching of the Catholic Church — and a profound mystery. With the words of consecration, the whole of Christ is truly present — body, blood, soul and divinity — under the appearances of bread and wine.

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Really, truly, substantially present

Really, truly, substantially present

| Father Robert Barron | July 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

What is the origin of this distinctively Catholic conviction that Jesus is “really, truly and substantially present” under the eucharistic signs of bread and wine?

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