Fr Liam Power, former communications officer with the diocese of Waterford and Lismore, said such people did not seem to “respect the danger this represented to others” and were a cause of “very …More
Fr Liam Power, former communications officer with the diocese of Waterford and Lismore, said such people did not seem to “respect the danger this represented to others” and were a cause of “very serious embarrassment for priests, many of whom are elderly”.
While the number making such demands was “not huge, reports were fairly consistent from parishes across the country”, he said. It was also the case that people involved were “not open to negotiation”.
Fr Power referred to an incident in a Waterford church recently.
“One member of the congregation crossed from one section of the church, climbing over a barrier separating the two pods of 50, and then demanded Holy Communion on the tongue.”
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Catholics demanding Communion on the tongue a threat to public health, says priest

A Waterford priest has criticised as selfish the behaviour of Catholics who demand Communion on the tongue despite Covid-19 restrictions. Fr Liam…
SvataHora
I am against communion in the hand (which however only happens in the "Novus Ordo Eucharist" of which I doubt its validity). I have my doubts, however, if communion in the mouth is really without any risk. The priest comes with his fingers very close to the recipient's lips and then goes on to the next person. So sorry, but to me safety is something different... In these perilous times I'd …More
I am against communion in the hand (which however only happens in the "Novus Ordo Eucharist" of which I doubt its validity). I have my doubts, however, if communion in the mouth is really without any risk. The priest comes with his fingers very close to the recipient's lips and then goes on to the next person. So sorry, but to me safety is something different... In these perilous times I'd rather hold spiritual communion.
Ultraviolet
"then demanded Holy Communion on the tongue.” The priest refused.-and thus he broke the official regulations of the Catholic Church. This is what a special exception for the slip-shod European Novus Ordo has done to the Church.
Ultraviolet
"having orgies at his apartment complex," -JamesMisfitYerian "If you tell a lie, tell a big one." -Joseph Goebbels ...and that's because (pic related)
Scapular
Sure there is a risk. All those who desire Our Lord on the tongue come last. The normative is on the tongue the indult on the hand. Their is a God. God has everything under control. The only thing to fear is Hell. Jesus I trust in Thee.
Roberto 55
I think fr Liam is bigger threat to true catholic spiritual health...
Our Lady of Sorrows
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