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Passover Bread Replaced by the Host?

Q. Jesus used bread and wine for the first Eucharist. When did the Church replace these with the Host?

A. The Church has never changed from using bread and wine as Jesus did. The Host is bread before it is consecrated to become Our Lord’s Body, even though it more closely resembles what has come in our time to be called a “wafer.” This bread is made simply of wheat flour and natural water that has been mixed and baked.