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221: These Saints Became Catholic Because of the Eucharist (w/ Sister Mary Ann Fatula)

October 11, 2023 K. Albert Little, Sister Mary Ann Fatula
The Cordial Catholic
221: These Saints Became Catholic Because of the Eucharist (w/ Sister Mary Ann Fatula)
Show Notes

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I'm joined by the remarkable Sister Mary Ann Fatula, O.P. to talk about non-Catholic Christians who were converted, and then became saints, through the witness of the Eucharist and the Real Presence of Christ at Mass.

These are some incredible stories of how real people encountered the theology of the Catholic Church – the belief that Jesus is really present at Mass – and decided to convert to Catholicism. We'll talk about the Eucharist in the Early Church Fathers, the witness of other Catholics and their reverence towards the Eucharist, and the power of the tenderness of the Eucharist in Adoration. And while these stories are like a lot of the conversion stories we feature on this podcast, these converts, like St. Elizabeth Seton and St. John Henry Newman, are now canonized saints! 

Check out Sister Mary Anne's book, The Wonders of the Mass and the Eucharist: Insights from the Saints, available now from Sophia Institute Press.

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