From the Pastor

In the Hand or On the Tongue (part II of II)

07-24-2016Fr. Don Kline, V.F.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,
This is the conclusion of a two-part series that addresses this issue of receiving Our Lord in Holy Communion on the tongue versus receiving Him in our hand. If you would like to see more about this subject, please see the article written by Paul M. Matenaer for the Catholic Harold called “What is the Correct Posture for Receiving Communion”. I believe he does a nice job of addressing this topic.


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