Sunday, August 27, 2017

Avoiding Embarrassing Situations Receiving Holy Communion

A Priest Distributes Communion As Pope Francis Celebrates Mass Marking The Feast Of Pentecost In St. Peter's Square At The Vatican June 4. (CNS Photo/Paul Haring)

Avoiding Embarrassing Situations Receiving Holy Communion: I was recently making a retreat at a Monastery in the Catskills. At Sunday Mass, I was asked by the Chaplain to distribute the Precious Blood to the nuns and lay people in attendance.

This article in the Pilot relates the story of the priest distributing the Eucharist and asking the person if they were Catholic. It was a girl.  She must have not been holding her hands out correctly.  Just in case you didn't know that there is a correct way to receive, this article will tell you how.

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