Posts Tagged ‘Eucharist’

3 Radical Changes the Catholic Church Can Make: Marriage, Divorce, Annulment, Remarriage, & the Body of Christ

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This weekend wraps up Pope Francis’ Synod on the Family, part of which addressed the issue of divorce, the annulment process, remarriage, and one’s ability to receive the Body of Christ in Holy Communion. Two camps have emerged in recent times: German clergy, led by Cardinal Kasper, who push to accept remarriage of the divorced without an…

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Eucharist in Hand or by Mouth?

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Do you take the Eucharist in your hand or in your mouth? When you hunger for the Lord and open your heart and mind, He opens doors to allow you to find Him. The timing was right for the Lord to open those doors and for me to reconsider how I took the Eucharist. I had…

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How Do You Take the Eucharist?

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My passion for the Catholic faith had been awakened. When I saw the veiled young woman dressed all in black take Communion, I was already no longer satisfied with the status quo I’d accepted for so long. I was only a person or two behind her on the opposite side of the aisle, but I was…

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Why Remain Catholic Through Divorce – More Than One Reason

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“I remain Catholic through divorce because of Jesus Christ’s presence in the Eucharist and in my every day.” If someone had asked a week ago why I remain Catholic through divorce I’d have given the above answer. Jesus Christ will always be the main reason I am Catholic, but I owe the Lord and other divorced Catholics more…

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