Daily Archives: June 25, 2022

Final Blessing & Dismissal

CONCLUDING RITES Final Blessing Announcements can be made, especially on Sundays. Given that the Eucharist is the Risen Christ, the old maxim takes on a heightened significance, “You are what you eat.” Our spiritual food is transformative. Priest and congregants … Continue reading

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The Antiphon & Prayer After Communion

Communion Antiphon or Hymn The Communion Antiphons are variable like the Introits or Entrance Antiphons (with the propers), either weekly during Ordinary time or daily during Lent, Easter, Advent, Christmas, sanctoral celebrations and special votive liturgies. Here is a sample … Continue reading

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Distribution of Holy Communion

We are instructed to be in a state of grace for the sacrament.  We are to fast from food and beverage for one hour before Communion.  This does not include water and medicine.  We are permitted to take the sacrament … Continue reading

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