Mark Hart from Ascension Press     Have you heard our recording from Sr. Theresa Noble “From Atheist to Nun”? From Atheist to Nun Have you heard the first episode of The Catholic Man Show?… Read More

Learn more about St. John Damascene St. John Damascene: The Holy Spirit and the Eucharist “We were therefore given a birth by water and Spirit: I mean, by the holy baptism: and the food is the very bread of life, our Lord Jesus Christ, Who came down from heaven6. For when He was about to… Read More

“Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift!” 2 Corinthians 9:15 In the writings of the saints, there is unanimous agreement that the Holy Eucharist is the greatest gift of God to mankind—for it is nothing less than Jesus Christ himself. We are united body and soul to Jesus in the Eucharist, and by receiving… Read More

The biggest theological difference between Catholics and Protestants/Evangelicals/Other Christian Denominations is the subject of the Eucharist – whether Christ is truly present, body, blood, soul and divinity at the moment of consecration. Transubstantiation vs. consubstantiation. Truly present vs. a memorial. Our friend, Joe Heschmeyer, wrote a great piece on his blog What did the… Read More

Can Catholic teaching on the Eucharist be found in the Bible? At the Last Supper, Jesus took bread and said to his disciples, “This is my body . . . Do this in remembrance of me” (Luke 22:19). Many Christian denominations claim that Jesus’ institution of the Eucharist was merely symbolic, and that the Catholic… Read More

Last weekend, my family and I were blessed to attend the “Awakening the Domestic Church Conference” in Norfolk, VA .  There we were privileged to hear Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, who has been the preacher to the Papal Household for the past 30 years, deliver three powerful teachings. I have read many of Fr. Cantalamessa’s books… Read More