Tag Archives: Real Presence

“How unspeakably cold is the idea of a Temple without that Divine Presence!”

The UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald print edition (not online), had a great piece by the renowned Newman scholar, Fr. Ian Ker about Newman’s conversion and the Real Presence in Catholic churches.
Here it is in toto:
‘Awful and real’
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ASK FATHER: How to explain the Eucharist to a 3 year old?

From a reader…
Father, My son is three years old. I’m looking for a very simple way to explain the Eucharist to him. I have been pointing out the host to him and saying, “See that’s Jesus that Father is holding.”, … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Color of sanctuary lamp

From a reader:
Father, Today I visited a church in a nearby town in a different diocese. The Bishop in that diocese sent out a letter about a year ago that all tabernacles are to be in front of the church. This parish … Continue reading

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