- n the Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
- n an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
- The Roman Catholic Church has taught for centuries that at the moment of consecration in the Mass, the bread and wine undergo "transubstantiation," becoming the actual substance .
- Last week Paul issued an encyclical firmly in favor of transubstantiation.
- Several Dutch thinkers, for example, have tried to redefine the doctrine of transubstantiation in the Eucharist, which was made dogma at the Council of Trent; others have .
News & Articles
- Discovering The Small Miracle Of The Soup Dumpling
Soup dumplings are a miracle of transubstantiation, and the reciprocal of every other dumpling you've had. If they're made right, the dough will release the broth and fade away as you snap through the meaty filling.
Sept. 1, 2013 - NPR