Tag Archives: transubstantiation

Tall Poppy Syndrome and two American Bishops

A couple of bishops have raised their heads in defiance of contemporary Tall Poppy Syndrome. First, Most Rev. Daniel R. Jenky issued a letter to his subjects in the Diocese of Peoria.  He kindly allows us to eavesdrop by putting … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 175: Traditional Profession of Faith of Converts

The other day I made a podcast with the Latin that must be used in the traditional rite of baptism. Today I continue on the theme of entrance into the Church with the profession of faith of a convert. The … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How to explain the Eucharist to a Jesuit ( @ThomasReeseSJ )?

Four years ago to this day, I posted ASK FATHER: How to explain the Eucharist to a 3 year old? It could be reworked into a post along the lines of: ASK FATHER: How to explain the Eucharist to a … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Bring pebbles to church so we can make a new altar

The other day at lunch with a friend who was driving through the zone, after hearing a few of the things he had lately encountered in the Church I opined that we are moving from our phase of naive ecclesiastical … Continue reading

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Jesuit Thomas Reese against Transubstantiation. Wherein Fr. Z responds.

Fr. Thomas Reese, SJ, is well known to readers of this blog as a charlatan theologian. He was once the editor of Jesuit-run Amerika, but in 2005 the CDF ousted him due to his stances on the use of condoms, … Continue reading

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New Survey: 50 percent of US Catholics know what transubstantiation is

It may make a difference at which church these questions are asked. I read at Crux, Only half of US Catholics get Church teaching on Communion, study finds I know that where I am, people know and believe. ROME – … Continue reading

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Benedict and Sarah hater Andrea Grillo says: “Transubstantiation is not a dogma”

The New catholic Red Guards do not rest.  They are marching and sloganeering up and down Twitter, pumping the air with their Little Red Books.  The cadres are giving their morning orders to the useful idiot lib masses about whom to … Continue reading

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I grew up Lutheran. I was admitted to Catholic Communion because I said publicly that I believed what the Catholic Church teaches.

I grew up Lutheran. It is of constant consternation and amazement to me that I have had to fight with Catholics over what the Catholic Church teaches about the Eucharist. I have met Lutherans who believe more about the Eucharist … Continue reading

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New art from Daniel Mitsui: The Mass of St Gregory

The “Mass of Saint Gregory” is a common subject of art across many centuries, beginning in mid-14th c, though the subject matter dates back to the 8th c with variations.  The essentials are these: Pope Gregory I, “the Great” (+604) … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Why do we call Eucharist “Bread” in Novus Ordo?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My wife who is to be received into the Church at the the Easter vigil (Deo gratias!) recently asked me why in the Novus Ordo Missae one of the options for the Memorial Acclamation is “When … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Does wine in a cruet left on the altar also get consecrated?

From a reader: During week day Masses the priest at our parish sometimes has no server. In this circumstance he obviously has to go to the credence table himself to get the gifts. After pouring the water and wine into … Continue reading

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CH: “You cannot be an Anglican and use the Roman Missal.”

On the site of the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald, there is an interesting piece about Catholic and Anglican and Anglo-Catholic and Anglicanorum coetibus Catholic identity. The Bishop of London is right about Anglicans using the … Continue reading

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