The Fifty-Year Descent to Footnote 351: Our Progressive Desensitization to the Most Holy Eucharist | One Peter Five

onepeterfive.com/fifty-year-descent-footnote-351-progressive-desensitization-holy-eucharist/ Peter KwasniewskiJanuary 10, 2018 We did not wake up one fine day in 2017 to find ourselves suddenly confronted with Eucharistic sacrilege being promoted from on high. There was a long, slow process that led to this moment. It consisted in the gradual dilution of the sacredness of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and of the Blessed Sacrament at its heart, with institutionally tolerated sacrilege along the way. Fifty years of desacralization has Continue Reading →

One of the last things Benedict wrote on the reception of Holy Communion

OFFICE FOR THE LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF Communion received on the tongue and while kneeling The most ancient practice of distributing Holy Communion was, with all probability, to give Communion to the faithful in the palm of the hand. The history of the liturgy, however, makes clear that rather early on a process took place to change this practice. From the time of the Fathers of the Church, a tendency was born and Continue Reading →