A recent Pew Research Center studyrevealed that 69% of Catholics in the United States believe that the bread and wine used in Mass “are symbols of the body and blood of Jesus Christ. ”
We really need to work on this. Bishop Baron is providing education on the Eucharist at: https://www.wordonfire.org/presence/
The Eucharist is not a symbol and understanding that opens the door to really appreciating what Catholicism contains and why mass is something that can truly be appreciated rather than a chore.