"Take and eat." Our Lord urges us to share intimate communion of love and life through grace with Him especially through the Eucharist, His true, real and substantial Presence on the altar through the priest in every holy Mass.
Unfortunately there are some who, though not hindered for reason of divorce and remarriage or living with someone with whom they are not sacramentally married, for example, yet remain distant from the Eucharist perhaps because unwilling to confess mortal sins sacramentally, as required, before doing so.
Catholics are required to receive Communion at least once a year during the Easter Season. For some this means celebrating Confession also if they are in a state of mortal sin. For more about this and other Catholic customs for the Easter Season, visit Fish Eaters.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Josemaria Escriva: Priesthood as Living Faith - --Father Robert Connor (Plinthos minor editing of typos) Walking in the streets of Logroño, Spain in December, 1917 or January 1918 – during Christmas va...
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