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The Eucharist: The Body of Christ? Reflection for Corpus Christi

My husband and I were just discussing transubstantiation and how do you explain it to non-Catholics in this time of new evangelization. This blog has an excellent explanation with church doctrine to guide you.
“Christ Institutes the Eucharist” by Lawrence OP (Detail from a mosaic in St Salvators Chapel in St Andrews), 2013, via Flickr, CC by NC-ND 2.0. All rights reserved. Readings for June 7: Corpus Christi   The Catholic Church teaches the doctrine of transubstantiation, namely, that in the Eucharist, the communion wafer and the altar…