Is it permissible for a non Catholic to partake in the bread and wine?

Is it permissible for a non Catholic to partake in the bread and wine?

Dear friend,

I am afraid not. We believe that the night before He died, Jesus gave the power to change the bread and the wine into His very own body and blood to His Apostles and their successors. So even though it looks and tastes like bread and wine, we believe that at Mass the priest changes it into the body and blood of Jesus.

If you wish to partake of the body and blood of Jesus, you must first learn what we believe about it and how we prepare ourselves to receive it. We invite you to do this by taking instructions and becoming a Catholic. Receiving Him into our very persons is the greatest honor a human being can have. You are in our prayers.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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