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Is Communion Bread Really the Body of Christ?

By Dean Sam Candler

In almost every inquirers’ class, or confirmation class, or Introduction to the Episcopal Church class, the inevitable question rises. Do Episcopalians believe that the consecrated bread at Eucharist is really the Body of Christ? Or some question like it: Do you believe in transubstantiation like [that other Church] does? Read more »

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Free Lecture on Phyllis Tickle in May

Before Phyllis Tickle died at 81 in September 2015, she named Jon M. Sweeney her official biographer. Sweeney is coming to the Cathedral Book Store to give a lecture on the life and career of this extraordinary woman. He will discuss her written work over fifty years (poetry, plays, literary, spiritual, historical, and theological), her marriage and family, and life on the Farm in Lucy, the subject of much of her oeuvre. If you would like to join us for the free lecture and book signing on Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral, please reserve your seat on the events page at or by stopping by the store. This lecture is made possible by the generous support of our Book Fellows program.