Category Archives: Eucharist

Holy Communion from the Chalice?

Recently, Canon Chris Thomas, the General Secretary to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, was asked whether the time was right for Holy Communion from the chalice to be restored (Holy Communion under both kinds) now that many … Continue reading

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Honouring Sunday – a statement from the Bishops’ Conference

During the pandemic, public worship was suspended for a time and there have been restrictions on parish life.  As a result, people have been exploring other ways to practice their faith, including Spiritual Communion via live streaming. As people begin … Continue reading

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Sunday – It is our Day

Statement from the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales about the Sunday Obligation. (NEW: See “Honouring Sunday” for an updated statement issued in November 2021.) “It is hoped that it will be possible for all Catholics in England and Wales … Continue reading

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A prayer for those who cannot receive Communion

A new prayer has been written as an alternative Act of Spiritual Communion. Available in Spanish as well as English, courtesy of Diana Macalintal and GIA Publications, it can also be downloaded as a pdf. A Prayer When One Cannot … Continue reading

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Adoremus – National Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress

The bishops of England and Wales will hold a National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool, 7th–9th September 2018. Eucharistic Congresses are gatherings of clergy, religious and laity which promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in … Continue reading

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