What do you say after receiving communion?
The minister of Communion speaks this phrase often, “The Body of Christ.” Ministers of the Eucharist say it thousands of times in churches every Sunday.
What do you pray when receiving communion?
PRAYER OF SPIRITUAL COMMUNION
My Jesus, I believe that You are present in this Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.
Should you kneel when receiving communion?
Kneeling is well-established as an important expression of adoration of the Eucharist—and so the Church requires us to kneel during the Eucharistic Prayer and for the “Behold the Lamb of God…” As St. Augustine, taught: “No one eats that flesh without first adoring it; we should sin were we not to adore it.”
What is the Bible verse for Communion?
But Paul urges us to “examine yourself before eating the bread and drinking the cup” (1 Corinthians 11:28 NLT), so that we are going to communion with a humble heart and not just “pretending” to be right with God.
When should I not receive Communion?
“Anyone who is aware of having committed a mortal sin must not receive Holy Communion, even if he experiences deep contrition, without having first received sacramental absolution, unless he has a grave reason for receiving Communion and there is no possibility of going to confession,” the Catechism adds.
Can I receive Communion on the tongue?
Receiving the Eucharist “on the tongue” has been a tradition for centuries. Popes and saints have preferred to receive Jesus on the tongue. When St. Paul VI allowed receiving in hand, he said the traditional way “must be retained,” and St.
What do you read before communion?
Communion should also involve personal reflection. It’s a time to examine our relationship with the Lord and with others.
You may want to read a Scripture passage – here are some ideas:
- Psalm 22.
- Isaiah 53.
- Mark 15:21-29.
- John 19.
- 1 Corinthians 15:1-8.
- Galatians 2:16-21.
- Ephesians 2:1-10.
- Philippians 2:1-11.
What Scripture is the Lord’s Supper in?
3 reasons we observe the Lord’s Supper (Session 9 – Matthew 26:17-30)