Tag: Eucharist

Poll: Do you think sacraments should be held off until the age of reason?

Underneath the Pope are a few rites which practice the distribution of the holy Eucharist and confirmation at a much earlier age than the Roman Rite. Rites such as the Byzantine and Alexandrian are liturgies stemming from eastern cultures who believe sacramental grace should be received longer. In comparison, the Roman Rite emphasizes holding off […]

Poll: Are you attending the 51st International Eucharistic Congress?

It started on Sunday with over 350,000 people attending Mass in Cebu. Pilgrims have traveled from across the globe to participate in the 51st International Eucharistic Congress, Jan. 24-30, 2016, in the Philippines. More than 15,000 participants from over 90 countries around the world are expected to attend sessions this week and more than 1,000 […]

Video: Polish president-elect rescues runaway host at outdoor Mass

At a recent Mass in Warsaw, Poland, president-elect Andrzej Sebastian Duda noticed a host that had fallen – possibly knocked by a gust of wind? – and was rolling along the ground. Without hesitating, he rushed over to rescue it, and returned it to the celebrant. What a beautiful show of reverence and devotion from […]