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Catholic understanding Food noun any nourishing substance that is eaten, drunk, or otherwise taken into the bbody to sustain life,provide energy, promote growth, etc. more or less solid nourishment, as distinguished from liquids. a particular kind of solid nourishment: a breakfast food; dog food. whatever supplies nourishment to ...


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No, Hammer, man is BOTH spirit and flesh. It is a rank falsity to say "we are spirit, not flesh". If that were so, Jesus would have had no need to be incarnated, nor would the Word have been made FLESH to dwell among us. And, because we are spirit and flesh - with the latter in its fallen state subject to death and corruption - God feeds us with His own ...


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The Episcopal Church is in a period of evolution and discussion on this. The official rule is "any baptized Christian." However, a number of individual parishes and dioceses practice "Open Table" - that is, allowing anyone - even the unbaptized - to partake in Communion. As a general rule, Episcopalians are much less strict about following rules than ...


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Yes, Catholics do believe that the bread and wine are transformed into the body and blood. Sort of. The "sort of" is because the technicalities of it go back to Aristotelian philosophy, which greatly influenced Thomas Aquinas, who is still in many ways the preeminent theologian of the Catholic Church. Before we get to Aquinas, though, let's look at the ...



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