In Jesus’ Name, say , “I believe and receive .” Then eat the bread. Next, take the cup in your hand and say : Lord Jesus, thank you for your precious blood.
Pastor: Thanks be to you, O God, for your presence and your purpose, for your loving kindness and your steadfast Spirit. May the blessings of this table strengthen our faith, increase our generosity and unify our hearts, for we pray in the name of Jesus, the Risen One. Amen. We pray in the name of Jesus.
So, the only thing that we have to say in the prayers during the Lord’s Supper is: “Thank you for this bread,” and “Thank you for this fruit of the vine.” We may say other things, but these are the only things that are required by Jesus example.
916: A person who is conscious of grave sin is not to celebrate Mass or receive the body of the Lord without previous sacramental confession unless there is a grave reason and there is no opportunity to confess ; in this case the person is to remember the obligation to make an act of perfect contrition which includes
So in the end, taking communion at home should not be something you are doing because you cannot get along with people or the leadership of your local church. The reason you are taking communion at home should be because you are UNABLE to receive communion at a local church.
The basic forms of prayer are adoration , contrition , thanksgiving and supplication, abbreviated as A.C.T.S. The Liturgy of the Hours, the seven canonical hours of the Catholic Church prayed at fixed prayer times, is recited daily by clergy, religious and devout believers.
In union, O Dear Lord, with the faithful at every Altar of Thy Church, where Thy blessed Body and Blood are being offered to the Father, I desire to offer Thee praise and thanksgiving. I present to Thee my soul and body, with the earnest wish that I may ever be united to Thee.
With the exception of Churches of the Armenian Rite and the Maronite Church, Orthodox Churches and Eastern Catholic Churches use leavened bread for the Eucharist .
In chapter 26 of the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus prays thanks for the bread, divides it, and hands the pieces of bread to his disciples, saying “Take, eat, this is my body.” Later in the meal Jesus takes a cup of wine, offers another prayer , and gives it to those present, saying “Drink from it, all of you; for this is my
The Four Most Common Communion Scriptures People Use Matthew 26:26-30. New Living Translation (NLT)26 As they were eating, Jesus took some bread and blessed it. Mark 14:22-26. Luke 22:14-20. 1 Corinthians 11:23-30. Isaiah 53:3-6. 1 Corinthians 10:16-18. 1 Peter 2:22-25.
Supplication (also known as petitioning) is a form of prayer , wherein one party humbly or earnestly asks another party to provide something, either for the party who is doing the supplicating (e.g., “Please spare my life.”) or on behalf of someone else.
They join the long-standing evils of lust, gluttony, avarice, sloth, anger, envy and pride as mortal sins – the gravest kind, which threaten the soul with eternal damnation unless absolved before death through confession or penitence.
Also forbidden to receive the sacraments is anyone who has been interdicted. These rules concern a person who is considering whether to receive Holy Communion , and in this way differ from the rule of canon 915, which concerns instead a person who administers the sacrament to others.
Non – Catholics and those of us “raised” Catholic should abstain from taking Communion as a sign of respect. You can remain seated as others leave their pews and line up, or, if you accidentally find yourself following the herd to the altar, simply cross your hands over your heart.