Do you bless yourself after receiving communion?
Well, when the priest gives you a blessing and seals it with the sign of the cross, it’s not proper to make the sign of the cross yourself, but its not bad..
Who can receive communion?
For example, only baptized Catholics are eligible to receive Communion.
How does receiving Holy Communion help us?
According to the bible, Christians, partake of Holy Communion in remembrance of the body and blood of Jesus that was broken and poured at the cross. Taking Holy Communion does not only remind us of his suffering but also shows us the amount of love Jesus had for us.
What happens if you receive communion in mortal sin?
Who Can Receive Communion? If you receive Holy Communion without confession and you know that you have committed a grave sin (an action that you know is morally wrong), you are in mortal sin (separation from God), having committed sacrilege and no longer in a state of grace; your soul is dead.
What are the effects of receiving the sacrament of the Eucharist?
The supernatural, divine life, in the recipient is increased, strengthening him/her to live a holy, loving, self-sacrificing Christian life. The recipient is separated from sin (venial sin is forgiven and the recipient is preserved from mortal sin)
Can you get sick from taking communion?
“People who sip from the Communion cup don’t get sick more often than anyone else,” said Anne LaGrange Loving, a New Jersey microbiologist who has conducted one of the few studies on the subject. “It isn’t any riskier than standing in line at the movies.”