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January 2017 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings

January 2017 archive of Fr. Joel Hastings

Chewing the Eucharist

Posted by Carol Cyr on 1/03/17

What is the proper way to hold the Host in your mouth after receiving Communion?  You are not supposed to chew but to let it dissolve, correct?

     Right reverence and etiquette for the reception of Holy Communion has been a topic throughout the Church’s history. Piety requires ... Read More »

The Hail Mary during Mass?

Posted by Carol Cyr on 1/03/17

If Mary is so important to Catholics why is it that we don’t say the Hail Mary during Mass?  We don’t even say it on January 1st which is the Solemnity of Mary.  Why do we ignore her?

         To answer this question requires that we look at a ... Read More »

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