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According to Catholicism, did Jesus really use wine at the Last Supper?

Did Jesus really use wine at the Last Supper? Has the Catholic Church made any research into the prospects of Jesus having used fresh grape juice? Tradition holds that according to the Catholic Church,...
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Was Jesus an alcoholic?

There is a huge difference between 'drinking wine' (your header question) and 'being an alcoholic' (the body of your question). Since Jesus said : But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of ...
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Does the Catholic Church teach that the bread and wine are transubstantiated in Protestant churches?

Regardless of the requirements for the wine to be fermented (which is a requirement, it cannot be grape juice), if a Protestant congregation observes the Lord's Supper, it is not the Body and Blood, ...
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Would sherry do for an Anglican (Church of England)?

If the Anglican Church is similar to the Lutherans, than Sherry will do just fine as it's made in a natural manner without adding spirits made from grain. Sherry uses white grapes for the base wine. ...
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According to Catholicism, does Welch’s Grape Juice constitute valid matter for the consecration of the Mass?

In the article "Why Grape Wine?", written for the website catholic.com, David Lang quotes from a clarification to the CDF document you mention: THE CONSEQUENCE OF MATTER So, how does the ...
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Where in the Catholic Church is red wine used for mass?

Where in the Catholic Church is red wine used for mass? In those areas in which the local community and/or parish priest's choice is to use red wine over white wine for Mass. Where I live (British ...
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Was Jesus an alcoholic?

In Mtt 11:19, Jesus says: "The Son of Man came eating and drinking; and you call him a glutton and friend of sinners". He was not referring to drinking tea or coffee, but to wine made from ...
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Would sherry do for an Anglican (Church of England)?

Would sherry do for an Anglican (Church of England)? If you would permit me, I would like to use a former Anglican, now Catholic as a source for answering your question. I believe he is being ...
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What was the Original Purpose of Fasting from "Wine" and "Olive Oil" in the Orthodox Tradition?

The original purpose of fasting is to discipline ourselves from our dependance to earthly cares. In the early church, people store their wine and olive oil inside an animal skin. When fasting we want ...
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Since when has white wine been used in the Catholic mass?

Since when has white wine been used in Catholic Mass? There this a reasonable possibility that white wine at Mass was used in the Early Church since day one. Our Lord never said anything about the ...
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According to Catholicism, does Welch’s Grape Juice constitute valid matter for the consecration of the Mass?

I have come across priests using Welch’s Grape 🍇 Juice at Mass. That's very clearly an invalid Mass. Canon law makes it very clear that wine is the necessary matter: Can. 924 §1. The most holy ...
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Was Jesus an alcoholic?

No where in scripture is it revealed or implied that Jesus was an alcoholic. As a sinless man he had no addictions. Why did he drink wine??? Because 90% of the water in Jerusalem was contaminated. ...
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Was Jesus an alcoholic?

The answer is no. If Jesus was an alcoholic (or drunkard), He would have been a practicing sinner. That would have disqualified Him from being our Savior. See, Galatians 5:19-21, Romans 1:4
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Was Jesus an alcoholic?

Was Jesus an alcoholic? The resounding answer is no. Although there is no historical evidence that Christ was an alcoholic, it seems others may have said it to discredit him. 33 For John the Baptist ...
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Would sherry do for an Anglican (Church of England)?

Sherry would do for an Anglican, but maybe not a Roman Catholic Church of England Canon Law states (Canon B17): The bread, whether leavened or unleavened, shall be of the best and purest wheat flour ...
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Historically, what would happen if a church could not afford or provide wine for the sake of the Eucharist?

Historically, what would happen if a church could not afford or provide wine for the sake of the Eucharist? Theologically speaking no mass could be said during the time that neither the bread or the ...
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Historically, what would happen if a church could not afford or provide wine for the sake of the Eucharist?

You question is based on a few assumptions, let's go over them: First, a Catholic eucharist can't just use any wine. There are strict rules for its origin and production laid down by the Vatican. ...
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Seeking source of a Calvin quote regarding wine in communion

Like you, I’ve spent a lot of time trying to track down this quote made by Calvin. I even got my sister to check out her theological study books on Calvin, but to no avail. However, in the course of ...
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Seeking source of a Calvin quote regarding wine in communion

I went to StudyLight.org and checked John Calvin's commentaries on Matthew 26, Mark 14, Luke 22 and 1 Corinthians 11; the four passages I thought would be most likely to include Mr. Calvin's reasoning ...
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When the Bible talks about wine does it mean alcoholic wine?

There is extremely strong Biblical evidence that the wine used during the Last Supper of Jesus was new, unfermented wine. Consider the following scriptural evidence: The Last supper was eaten on the ...
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