- Dec 10, 2019
Brett Salkeld is Archdiocesan Theologian for the Archdiocese of Regina in Canada. He is responsible for deacon formation. His latest book, ‘Transubstantiation: Theology, History, and Christian Unity’ was published this year.
The Pew Research Center firm released a new report – “What Americans Know About Religion” – that found that one-third of Catholics in the United States don’t believe what the Catholic Church teaches: The Eucharist is the actual Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.
Q. At Mass recently, after listening intently to the words of consecration, our 4-year-old granddaughter whispered to my wife, “Is wine really blood?” How would you answer her question? Also, would your answer be different for a 7-year-old, a teenager, or an adult taking RCIA classes? (Florence, South Carolina) A.