PROTECTING CHRIST IN THE EUCHARIST

CANON 915

 

 

WE MUST DEFEND THE EUCHARIST

CANON 915 is that defense

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CANON LAWS

are ecclesiastical laws that govern the Catholic Church and guide the faithful. Canon 915 addresses reception of Christ’s holy body in Communion.

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CANON 915

addresses reception of Christ’s body in holy Communion.

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IT SPECIFICALLY STATES

“Those upon whom the penalty of excommunication or interdict has been imposed or declared, and others who obstinately persist in manifest grave sin, are not to be admitted to Holy Communion.”

AS CATHOLICS

we know and believe that Christ is truly present—body, blood, soul, and divinity—in the Eucharist. 

THIS MIRACLE

called Transubstantiation, can be seen at every Mass.

Only those who are free of mortal sin are considered worthy to receive Christ’s body and blood.

That is why we must make a good confession prior to reception of the Eucharist if we find ourselves in a state of mortal sin.

We cannot know the heart of individual people who present themselves for Communion.

This is a different story with politicians who publicly advocate for and vote in favor of threats to human life—like abortion and euthanasia.

Because these politicians are persisting in manifest grave sin, they are not worthy of receiving the Eucharist, and the priest or extraordinary ministers should deny them the Eucharist.

FIND OUT WHAT YOUR BISHOP
SAYS ABOUT CANON 915

WHY CANON 915 MATTERS

And what you can do about it!

CARDINAL RAYMOND BURKE

The Discipline Regarding the Denial of Holy Communion to Those Obstinately Persevering in Manifest Grave Sin

JUDIE BROWN

CANON 915: The ultimate act of charity

Contact the USCCB

Call or email your Bishop and other Bishops using the USCCB list

ALL PRAYER CARD

I pray that President Joe Biden will immediately stop support for all forms of abortion and infanticide and that he will respect the sanctity of the Holy Eucharist.