Mike Flynn on Electrons, Photons, Transubstantiation and the Trinity

Our culture is one that deeply believes that when a High Priest called a “scientist” dons his liturgical vestment of a lab coat and mediates reality to laypeople by declaring “We believe photons and electrons behave like particles and waves and that is a mystery”, he is just stating Hard Fact that only a fool would challenge.

Yet strangely, when another sort of priest dons another sort of vestment and tells us “We believe God is one God in three persons and the Eucharist is changed in substance into the body, blood, soul, and divinity of Jesus Christ while retaining the accidents of bread and wine and that is a mystery” it’s because he is a superstitious bumpkin.

Mike Flynn suggests that some might want to consider expanding our narrow prejudices and consider the fact that the world is a very strange place indeed and the Catholic faith might have something on the ball here. Interestingly, according to Fr. Benedict Groeschel, Albert Einstein was fascinated with Transubstantiation.


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