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Ah, but Matt. 26:26 does not say HOW Christ gave it to His disciples. "Last Sunday, a traditionalist priest gave the Eucharist to a parishioner on the tongue. The parishioner took it into their mouth and swallowed it." This sentence is in full conformity with Matt. 26:26.
chris griffin
Communion is fine. Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.” Matt 26:26
occasnltrvlr
Although also a disciple, I do not carry the equivalent ordination as did those to whom Jesus first distributed His body, hence I don't quite see the relevance of your citation.
Abigail Wandsworth
Don't take communion in the hand
P N F
Yes, "communion in the hand" is a sacrilege. In Prummer's Handbook of Moral Theology, a common Pre-Vatican II textbook for priests, here's what it says:

449. 3. REAL SACRILEGE is the use of something sacred for an unworthy purpose. Such sacred things can be reduced to three categories:

I. the Sacraments and the sacramentals, 2. sacred vessels and church decorations, 3. ecclesiastical propert…
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Yes, "communion in the hand" is a sacrilege. In Prummer's Handbook of Moral Theology, a common Pre-Vatican II textbook for priests, here's what it says:

449. 3. REAL SACRILEGE is the use of something sacred for an unworthy purpose. Such sacred things can be reduced to three categories:

I. the Sacraments and the sacramentals, 2. sacred vessels and church decorations, 3. ecclesiastical property.


I. The abuse of the Sacraments is the chief form of real sacrilege, such as the invalid reception of the Sacraments, the commission of grave irreverence towards the Blessed Eucharist, etc.
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Jeffrey Ade
One good reason Christ is pulling the plug on the novus ordo!