In response to “Why Non-Catholics Can’t Receive Communion”

This post is in response to Fr. Mike Schmitz's podcast, "Why Non-Catholics Can’t Receive Communion". Note: I posted briefly on communion about a month before Fr. Mike Schmitz's stated podcast this year.  See Do this in remembrance of me.  The practice of communion. To mention, Pope Francis has said the matter is up to individual … Continue reading In response to “Why Non-Catholics Can’t Receive Communion”

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Currently listening to: Fr. Mike Schmitz

I have resurrected an old iPod to listen to some podcasts while gardening.  A 4th generation iPod Shuffle.  Among the podcasts is Fr. Mike Schmitz Catholic podcast. I am first a Christian, then an Anglican...; and so I come to the podcasts with a different way of understanding some important topics and themes.  (Professor J.I. … Continue reading Currently listening to: Fr. Mike Schmitz

Do this in remembrance of me. The practice of communion.

Serve the congregation as the body of Christ ... In mass, sometimes the minister (the "presbyter") is the focal point of communion.  He - or in some denominations or regions, she - "presides", and serves communion for the congregation. And sometimes, "high churches" elevate the minister as the focal point; through such as architecture, silver and … Continue reading Do this in remembrance of me. The practice of communion.

The church has members in many nations.

"The church" has many millions of members in: The European Union, The United States, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Philippines, Nigeria, The Democratic Republic of Congo, China, and Ethiopia. And, there are many thousands of members in: Bermuda, Cambodia, Dominica, The Faroe Islands, Greenland, The Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, San Marino, Seychelles, Tonga, and Turkey. ... * … Continue reading The church has members in many nations.