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ISSUE: What is the proper way to receive Holy Communion? May the lay faithful self-communicate (give to themselves) the Holy Eucharist or Precious Blood at Mass or a Communion Service? Is it the lay person’s choice to receive Communion kneeling or standing? Is it the lay person’s choice to receive Communion in the hand or on the tongue? May a person receive Communion twice in one day? What other liturgical norms (rules) govern the reception of Communion? Finally, who may not be admitted to Holy Communion, and when should Catholics personally refrain from receiving Communion? RESPONSE: The Church has always … Continue reading