Beginning Apologetics 3: How to Explain and Defend the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist (Father Frank Chacon & Jim Burnham) proves the Catholic doctrine of the Real Presence from the Old and New Testament, early Church fathers, and history. Gives practical ways to increase your knowledge and love of Christ in the Eucharist. Foreword by Mark P. Shea.
Forward by Mark P. Shea
What Does the Church Teach About the Eucharist?
Three Ways Jesus is Present
Why Should We Believe in the Real Presence?
The Biblical Basis for the Real Presence
The Eucharist Prefigured in the Old Testament
The Eucharist Fulfilled in the New Testament
The Historical Basis for the Real Presence
Evidence from the Early Church Fathers
Evidence from History
Evidence from Eucharistic Miracles
A Saint's Summary
I Believe! Now What Should I Do?
Appreciate the Eucharist More Fully
Receive the Eucharist More Fruitfully
Pass the Faith on to Our Children More Permanently
Evangelize our Separated Brethren More Effectively
A Saint's Reflection
Holy Communion Prayers
Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas (before Communion)
Prayer of St. Thomas Aquinas (after Communion)
Pange Lingua (Tantum Ergo)
Adoro Te (translated by Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J.)
Glossary of Terms