Tag Archives: Eucharist

What’s Catholic? | Catholic Central

(upbeat music) LIBBY: Hi, I’m Libby. KAI: And I’m Kai. LIBBY: This is Catholic Central. KAI: And today, we’re gonna be talking about the Albigensian Heresy of the late 12th century. LIBBY: No, the topic is what’s Catholic. KAI: Oh, well then, how would you describe me in a few words? LIBBY: Well unprepared, and… Read More »

Every Roman Catholic Must See This!

First of all I always like to tell folk I’m not giving this testimony because I have any ill feeling in my heart toward the Roman Catholic people. I couldn’t be a Christian if I still had bitterness in my heart. God delivered me from all bitterness and strife and delivered me out of all… Read More »

fabio rocha – As origens do Thanksgiving canadiano e americano

Hello brothers and sisters in Christ. We’re close to celebrate Thanksgiving Day (also colloquially known as “Turkey Day”). It’s a North American feast celebrated in family environments. It’s customary to have a roasted turkey on the table to eat. In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated in October. In the US, it’s celebrated in November. “Thanksgiving” is… Read More »

C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith – Why Observe the Sacraments?

I’ve heard of sacraments. What are they? Why do we have to observe the sacraments? I keep the sacraments… mostly. The Baltimore Catechism says that “a sacrament is an external sign instituted by Christ to confer grace.” What does that mean? It means that Jesus has set up for us, in the Church, a way… Read More »

The Wilderness Tabernacle, Herodian Temple and the Roman Catholic Mass

After fleeing Egypt, the Hebrew people spent 40 years in the desert under the leadership of Moses. During this time, a portable sanctuary was fashioned that served as a sacred place where sacrifices were offered, and where God would meet with the Israelites. Moses was given divine instruction on how this Wilderness Tabernacle was to… Read More »

Does John 6 support a Catholic understanding of the Eucharist?

In the Gospel of John chapter 6 Jesus is recorded telling his disciples you have to eat my flesh and drink my blood if you want to have eternal life. Doesn’t this support a Catholic understanding of the Eucharist? Let’s read the words of Jesus in John chapter 6 starting in verse 53 he says… Read More »

How is the Eucharist Not Cannibalism?

Aeres in San Antonio, Texas, listening on Guadalupe Radio. Aeres, you are on with Jim Blackburn, what’s your question? My question is, when we eat the Eucharist how are we not cannibals? Okay, Aires. Great question. Can I ask how old you are, Aeries? I am 12. 12, okay. That’s a great question, something for… Read More »

How to Explain Why Only Catholics Can Receive Communion

Conneaut, Ohio. Thanks for helping me, Chris. You heard me struggling. I appreciate it. Listening on WMIH radio, Chris, you are on with Fr. Vincent Serpa. Great. Thanks Father, thank you for being there for us. My wife was raised anti-Catholic Her parents blend evangelical, in order to justify themselves, they became anti-Catholic, and now… Read More »

Celiac Disease and the Catholic Church: Low-Gluten Host

Hi, I’m Pam Cureton. I’m the dietitian at the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment. We would like to answer several questions that our patients give us in clinic that we find quite common. Today we want to talk about the communion host, or the Eucharist; in particular with the Catholic Church. Other dioceses may… Read More »

The Jewish Passover Seder, The Last Supper and The Roman Catholic Mass

For millennia, the Jewish people have celebrated the Passover Seder— a biblically mandated meal that commemorates the emancipation of the ancient Israelites from Egyptian bondage. The Passover meal has many unique symbols, songs and rituals. The table is typically set with festive candles, a Kiddush cup, wine and matzo. On a special plate are symbolic… Read More »