Essay on Communion in the hand

This Easter, all else being equal, I will be confirmed in the Catholic Church. Because the prospect of first communion is now before me, I must make a decision on whether to receive communion in the hand or, as is traditional, on the tongue, both options being licit in the United States. In this essay, prepared over the last two years and titled Domine, non sum dignus, I weigh the options and explain my decision.

On March 18th, 2012, the feast of St. Cyril of Jerusalem

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