Misc: Communion on the Hand

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First Communion Some Roman Catholics receive Communion on the hand, others on the tongue. Both are valid and acceptable forms of receiving the Eucharist, and many Catholics have reasons for preferring one over the other. Our own Melissa Musick writes in Celebration, the liturgical resource of The National Catholic Reporter, about why she prefers to receive Communion on the hand. “This is what I see: hands everywhere, doing the works of mercy.” Read her reflection after the jump:

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