Tag: sacrament

Fasting From the Eucharist

Here’s a completely different take on the current communion debate that’s all the rage these days. Staying in the Pew at Communion Time I’ve come to believe that part of the problem has to do with the unremitting insistence on frequent Communion. I will pause for a moment as 90% of my readers emit gasps …

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A Year of Adoration

It’s a cool coincidence that my wedding is in the inaugural month of the Year of the Eucharist. 🙂 John Paul II Convokes “Year of the Eucharist” From October 2004 to October 2005 VATICAN CITY, JUNE 10, 2004 (Zenit.org).- On the feast of Corpus Christ, John Paul II announced a “Year of the Eucharist” that …

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Improper Conduct

Well, I am now a former parishoner of my parish. […] [A]fter I had received the body and blood, soul and divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ in my mouth, and as I was proceeding back to my pew (still with the Body of Christ in my mouth), the women’s ACTS group finished their rendition …

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United We Stand

Divided we fall. Putting aside the actual "meat" of the denial of Eucharist issue, it is quite disturbing and somewhat frightening to see such a division among U.S. Bishops. What kind of message does in-fighting and lack of pastoral harmony send? The Church is in a precarious position right now, due to scandals, dwindling numbers …

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Weak as Water

Well, this is certainly a disappointment to me. Bishop Donald Wuerl, otherwise an upstanding, orthodox guy, has taken the politically correct way of the communion denial issue. Another bishop (I forget who at the moment) at least had the guts to say that no Catholic would take communion unworthily. In other words, to do so …

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