Evangelization: The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist – Homiletic & Pastoral Review

A significant number of Catholics — according to the latest Pew Research Center survey, almost one-third of self-identifying Catholics — do not believe in the Real Presence. 1 They believe the Eucharist to be a symbol; that it represents the Body and Blood of Christ rather than truly and really being the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of our Lord. This grave error in belief has led many Catholics to feel that it is not necessary to participate in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass since they feel they can encounter Christ in the same way anywhere. It is in the Eucharist that we receive Jesus Christ, the Son of God as He sits at the right hand of the Father in Heaven, His Real Presence hidden in the consecrated host. The Eucharist is the “sacrament of sacraments” because we truly receive a taste of Heaven on Earth. Evangelization is necessary to inform Catholics about the truth: the Real Presence in the Eucharist.

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