Yes. As one Cardinal
respectful manner of receiving the Eucharist is kneeling and on the tongue. We
must recover the respect and reverence that the Eucharist deserves, because the
love of Jesus is the center of our Christian life. The soul is at stake."
(Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani)
And as Scripture
"Enter, let us
bow down in worship; let us kneel before the LORD who made us." (Ps. 95:6)
"In the name of
Jesus every knee should bow, of those that are in heaven, on earth, and under
the earth" (St. Paul, Phil. 2:10)
"I bend my knee
to the Father of my Lord Jesus Christ, from whom all paternity in heaven and on
earth is named" (St. Paul, Eph. 3:14-15)
For more reflections
on kneeling, try
Novelties such as able-bodied persons standing for Holy Communion are specific to the
Novus Ordo (New Order) Mass of the 1960's. To avoid such novelties, consider
Traditional Latin Mass. Thankfully, the
Traditional Latin Mass
is still lawfully said throughout the world. This
ancient & incomparable, highly reverent Mass contains numerous
& significant differences from the 1960's
Novus Ordo Mass (try
here for more information). To locate a Traditional Latin Mass in your area,
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