While Mr. Voris is generally a very good Catholic Apologist, in some instances he goes too far and strays from genuine Catholic Teaching (witness his misguided support for E. Michael Jones). First, allow me to say that I personally choose to receive Holy Communion on the tongue. That being said, the real problem with irreverence is not receiving the Host in the hand, but in people not properly following the guidelines to the US exception. It states that if one is to receive Holy Communion in … [Plus]
Subconscious and innate psychological mechanisms discourage Communion in the hand
In the first weeks of a baby's life are built and defined the primary psychological mechanisms, which are the most important for the physical and emotional survival of people. From there everything else part.
Since we were babies our mind used hand to manipulate reality around us, to pick up objects, toys, food, etc.. And later for handling all instruments and money everyday, etc.