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John Ch 6 – More On The Holy Eucharist

John Ch 6 - Holy Eucharist - Real Presence of Christ

In spite of the rich teachings of the Holy Catholic Church, many do not know or believe the teachings. The Holy Eucharist is the foundation of the Catholic faith, yet many Catholic faithful do not fully believe in the “Real ...

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John Ch 6 Spells Out The Holy Eucharist

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The is the source and summit of the Catholic Faith.  The Catechism Of The Catholic Church tells us in verse 1324: The Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life.” “The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries ...

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Holy Communion

Spiritual and Actual Communion

Holy Communion can be spiritual or actual. It is spiritual when we have not actually received the sacrament. But when we receive it actually in the Mass then we have really made communion with the Lord through the sacrament. Spiritual communion can be made within or outside the Mass. There are occasions within the Mass when we cannot approach the sacrament. The reason has to do with our personal relationship with God. It could be that we have not made confession and have not really prepared ourselves to receive the Lord through His Sacred sacrament. Or the reason could be practical. There could be so many people receiving communion in the parish that the hosts are not enough to accommodate everyone. In this way, we just make an act of spiritual communion and pray a special prayer stating our intention to receive spiritual communion with the Lord. Outside the Mass, we may make spiritual communion also with the Lord. There are many prayers that help us in this regard.

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