Tesa
1751

At the point of not "allowing" to kneel

Forbide what was mandatory
Fischl
Summer in the nineteen eighties Lanciano, Holy mass . As since my childhood (born 1940) I knelt down to the floor (there was, of course no communion rail) to receive communion. I looked up to the near by high altar where the remains of the Eucharistic miracle were disposed. "In piedi !!"–stand up! commanded the priest. Up to this moment I regret, that I obeyd. God forgive us! At least I was …More
Summer in the nineteen eighties Lanciano, Holy mass . As since my childhood (born 1940) I knelt down to the floor (there was, of course no communion rail) to receive communion. I looked up to the near by high altar where the remains of the Eucharistic miracle were disposed. "In piedi !!"–stand up! commanded the priest. Up to this moment I regret, that I obeyd. God forgive us! At least I was permitted to recieve it onto my tongue, thanks God.