When during the mass does the bread and wine actually become the Body and Blood of Jesus?
Catholic Answers staff apologist Jim Blackburn explains the different traditions in the Church in regard to when the bread and wine actually become the body and blood of Jesus during the mass.
Jim Blackburn is a cradle Catholic who was born and raised in Illinois. After graduating from Southern Illinois University, Jim ran his own brokerage firm for twelve years. During that time, he studied Catholicism and other faiths, eventually becoming an apologist for Catholic Answers. In...
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