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Holy Thursday — The Real Presence

The Real Presence Presence of God – “Hidden God, devoutly I adore Thee, truly present beneath these veils: all my heart subdues itself before Thee, since all before Thee faints and fails” (cf. Adoro Te Devote). MEDITATION “Verbum caro factum est” (John 1:14). The Incarnation of the Word, the ineffable mystery of the merciful love of God, who so loved man that He became “flesh” for... Read More

The Real Presence

The Real Presence Editor’s Note: Today we make one of our rare exchanges in the order of the “Divine Intimacy” text. In the old calendar, Corpus Christi used to be celebrated on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday (and in some places, it still is). The Church, in her great wisdom, upgraded this celebration from a feast to a solemnity and made it a Sunday celebration. We will publish... Read More

Even Demons Believe in Christ’s Real Presence in the Eucharist

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Spiritual Warfare

It was almost 15 years ago. I was At Old St. Mary’s here in D.C. celebrating Mass in the Latin (Extraordinary Form). It was a solemn high Mass. I don’t suppose I thought it any different than most Sunday’s but something quite amazing was about to happen. As you may know the ancient Latin Mass is celebrated “ad orientem” (towards the Liturgical East). Priest and people all face one direction.... Read More

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