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What Is A Spiritual Communion & How Can One Recieve Communion Spiritually?

What Is A Spiritual Communion & How Can One Recieve Communion Spiritually?

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Many Catholics may not have heard about Spiritual Communion, and thereby do not know what it is and how they can recieve Communion spiritually.

A spiritual Communion is made when we fervently desire to receive Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and then lovingly embrace Him as if we had actually done so. This can be done at Mass when for some reason we are not able to receive the Sacrament or at any time during the day. It is especially recommended when we visit Jesus in the tabernacle or at Eucharistic adoration.

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How To Grow Spiritually As A Catholic

How To Grow Spiritually As A Catholic

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Our Catholic faith is so rich, sometimes it’s hard to know where to start if we want to learn more about it. Should we sit down and read the Bible? Read the Catechism? Discover more about the saints?

The Institute of Catholic Culture-a free adult faith formation platform offering live seminars on a myriad of topics-says that there are any number of ways you can approach increasing your knowledge of the faith. Whether you consider a certain subject area at a time or immerse in topics as you encounter them, as you grow in knowledge, you will increase your capacity to grow in your spiritual life as well.

Here are just 7 paths you could take to continue your faith education:

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How To Say The Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows

How To Say The Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows

The Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows reminds us that Mary played a key role in our Redemption and that she suffered along with her Son Jesus to save us. It is prayed using a special rosary comprised of seven “decades” containing seven beads each.

How the Chaplet of Seven Sorrows is prayed:

Each group of seven is begun with an Our Father, as in the regular Rosary. Some people start with an Act of Contrition, since the devotion has a penitential aspect. Also like the regular Rosary, the groups of seven Hail Marys are an occasion for meditation on the “Mysteries.”

V: O God, come to my assistance;
R: O Lord, make hast to help me

V: Glory be to the Father…..

R: As it was in the beginning….

Act of Contrition

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