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  • The Catholic Mass is also misrepresented as being a "new sacrifice" of Jesus Christ. That is, at Mass, Jesus is "re-sacrificed." Mass is NOT a "new" Sacrifice of Jesus Christ. The Roman Catholic Church teaches Mass is Jesus "one-time" bloody sacrifice "made present" in an unbloody manner. The Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches: 1366. "The Eucharist is thus a sacrifice because it re-presents (makes present) the sacrifice of the cross, because it is its memorial and because it applies its fruit: (Christ), our Lord and God, was once and for all to offer himself to God the Father by his death on the altar of the cross, to accomplish there an everlasting redemption. But because his priesthood was not to end with his death, at the Last Supper 'on the night when he was betrayed,' (he wanted) to leave to his beloved spouse the Church a visible sacrifice (as the nature of man demands) by which the bloody sacrifice which he was to accomplish once for all on the cross would be re-presented, its memory perpetuated until the end of the world, and its salutary power be applied to the forgiveness of the sins we daily commit.[Council of Trent (1562): DS 1740; cf. 1 Cor
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