The Real Presence

Posted May 11, 2019 10:01 am by Victor S E Moubarak

The Real Presence

Catechism lessons with the 15 years-old at the local Catholic school were often a challenge to Father Ignatius. The youngsters were unremitting with their questions and they certainly pulled no punches. Today was no exception.“Is it true that the Host and Wine at Communion are actually the Body and Blood of Jesus?” asked one of the pupils.“Why would Jesus want us to eat Him?” asked another.“That’s cannibalism” retorted a third. And so the questions went on. Father Ignatius waited until they had stopped and then said calmly:“Our Faith is full of mysteries. That’s why they call it Faith. If everything

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