Tag Archives: Can. 917

ASK FATHER: Communion twice on Good Friday?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
How do you think one should understand CIC c.917 with regard to the Good Friday presanctified liturgy? Specifically, since this liturgy takes the place of Mass for the day, and c.917 says, “iterum . . . intra eucharisticam celebrationem,” rather than, “iterum . … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Someone receives Communion many times a day

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Hello Fr. I am coordinator of our Extraordinary Ministers of Communion. But we have a very troublesome one. He attends every mass and receives Holy Communion at every mass up to six times a day. The priests have … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Communion on Saturday evening, then twice on Sunday?

From a reader:
I am a Seminarian who is in a parish which has a “Vigil Mass of Sunday” on Saturday evenings. I have read your posts regarding receiving communion twice in one day, and I know the “Vigil” Mass legally … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I receive Communion at Midnight Mass and then again during the day?

This comes up every year:
If I go to Midnight Mass, and it really starts at Midnight, and I receive Holy Communion, and if I go to Mass again during Christmas Day, can I receive Communion again?
Yes.
The 1983 Code of Canon … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Communion more than once a day, once again

From a readerette:
Is it a Mortal Sin to receive Holy Communion more than once a day. I would like to know this b/c I would love to receive communion twice in one day. And if we can not then why … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Deacons receiving Communion more than twice a day – Fr. Z rants

From a transitional deacon:
Is it lawful for a deacon to communicate more than twice on a Sunday, or any other day, for that matter?
I am currently a transitional deacon, and I am unsure if deacons can receive more than twice … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Holy Communion twice in one day… did I sin?

From a reader:
At Mass this morning I received Communion, then unexpectedly invited to serve Mass this evening, which I did. I did not think to say to the priest before Mass that I should not receive, having done so … Continue reading

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