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Celebrating the Mass (29) The Bow Before Receiving Holy Communion

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People often ask, “What is the proper gesture before receiving Holy Communion?” The answer is actually very clear and simple. It can be found in the General Instruction of The Roman Missal at paragraph 160. The communicant makes a bow of the head before receiving the Body of the Lord and before receiving the Precious Blood.



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SHARED REFLECTIONS ON THE QUESTIONS IN THE STUDY GUIDE: 
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Celebrating the Mass – Episode 29 – Dick’s Reflections