What do we mean by “the Real Presence of Christ” in the Holy Eucharist?

As Catholics, we firmly believe that the real presence of Christ is in the Holy Eucharist. The Second Vatican Council’s Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests asserts, “The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries and works of the apostolate are bound up with the Eucharist and are directed towards it. For in …

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Why Catholics Need Eucharistic Adoration – St. Paul Center

August 13, 2019 Since Christ is truly present in the Eucharist in His sacred humanity hypostatically united with the divine nature, the Eucharist should receive the adoration of latria that is given exclusively to God. Adoration of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament is a natural consequence of the Church’s faith in the real substantial presence …

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The Gift of Understanding

The Holy Spirit is the very “breath” of our lives as followers of Jesus. The gifts of the Spirit are given not for the believer but for the Body of Christ. It is to make the Body complete. These gifts are intended for the church to edify it, to strengthen it, to feed it, to …

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