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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~ Albertus Magnus, the most learned professor of the period, in wonder at the brilliant defense of a difficult thesis by young Thomas Aquinas, whose humility and reserve had been misinterpreted as signs of dullness.