Catholics and others are welcome to attend an Orthodox service, but they are not permitted to receive the Eucharist, as this is reserved for members of the Orthodox Faith alone.
It's a church service which includes the Eucharist, such as a Catholic Mass.
The last part of a Catholic Eucharist service is the concluding rite. While the words may vary between services, concluding rites always mark the end of the Eucharist.
it is an event where the priest blesses the holy Eucharist and gives it to those who attend the service!
No. It's not Roman Catholic, it's just Catholic, and it's not a service, it's called the Mass, or more properly, the Eucharist, and it is Holy Communion not communion. All that being said, yes, if the Anglican converts to Catholicism and is received into the Church, otherwise, no.
The primary 'service,' if you want to call it that, is the Mass or Eucharist that forms the basis of nearly every 'service' in the Catholic Church, including weddings and funerals.
If the noncatholic divorced was married in a religious service he may need an annulment first to be married in the Catholic church. If the non catholic was never baptized he may be able to marry in the Cathoic church if he chooses to become catholic. See a priest to check on the situation.
If it is simply a wedding service, only the Sacrament of Matrimony is received. If the marriage is held as part of a Mass, then the Sacrament of Eucharist is also received.
Roman Catholic AnswerIn these days of the priest shortage, a Communion Service, in which a layman conducts a brief prayer service and distributes Holy Communion (that was consecrated at an earlier Mass) has become a sad necessity in places. One would receive the Sacrament of the Eucharist in Holy Communion, but the service itself, and everything else about it is most definitely NOT a sacrament.
No, a non-catholic may not receive the Holy Communion at Catholic mass. In some churches that have communion, that communion is more of a symbolic thing so you may be allowed to receive that communion at their service (check with the pastor). In the Catholic Church however the faithful believe the Eucharist literally be the body of Christ and anyone conscious of a grave sin must receive the sacrament of Reconciliation before coming to communion (see Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1385). (For explanation of grave sins see Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1846-1869.) Moreover, Catholic may, if they have the required dispositions, receive communion every day at mass (see Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1388). If you want to receive communion in the Catholic faith you must first attend catechism classes to get to the point where you can go to confession and then receive the first communion.
It is an ancient tradition of the Christian Church not to celebrate the Eucharist or Mass Or Divine Liturgy on Good Friday. This tradition continues to be observed in virtually all Christian Churches, whether Roman Catholic, Eastern Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican or Protestant. But, virtually all Christian Churches have a prayer service on Good Friday, albeit a prayer service that does not include a complete Eucharist. Churches that practice Reservation of the Blessed Sacrament may distribute Holy Communion on Good Friday as part of the non - Eucharist Prayer Service. They use bread previously consecrated. Usually the previously - consecrated bread comes from the Holy Thursday Evening Eucharist commemorating the Last Supper. So it is quite possible to receive Holy Communion on Good Friday, but it is not possible to attend a Eucharist, Mass, or Divine Liturgy on Good Friday.
Ordinarily, a Catholic should only receive Holy Communion in a Roman Catholic Mass. Most other churches are not in communion with the Pope and disagree on certain doctrines, and so have removed themselves and established themselves as a separate church. Catholics believe that because of this, their communion is not the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Jesus Christ. To participate in their communion would mean that one would be participating in their service, which would be to deny the Catholic Faith's teachings on the Eucharist, etc. Therefore, a Catholic usually cannot receive communion in these churches. There are possibly some exceptions - see your local Catholic priest to learn about it.
Most non-Catholics believe the Eucharist is a symbolic remembrance of the Last Supper. Catholics believe that at the consecration of the Mass the bread and wine become the actual body and blood of Christ under the forms of bread and wine.
They do not truly verify whether or not the person receiving Holy Communion is Catholic. However, if you are not a Catholic you should not receive communion at Mass. When you accept the host you are basically stating that you are in 'communion' with the Catholic Church and a believer of all the Church teaches. To receive the host if you are not truly a baptized, believing Catholic you are a hypocrite and desecrating the Body of Christ.
A Lutheran service is like a Catholic mass because they both take communion and have the option to drink from the mass. Also, they receive sacraments, in other words.
.Catholic AnswerThis is a little difficult to answer as I don't know who is asking the question. If a protestant or other non-Catholic is asking what is Communion in regards to the Catholic faith, they might very well be asking what is the Eucharist in regards the Catholic faith. .Communion in the Catholic faith is the Eucharist insofar as it preserves the union with God by fostering that union by making a person more holy especially in practice of the supernatural virtue of charity..Communion is a word in the non-Catholic world which is used to refer to a service, or what Catholics would call the Most Holy Eucharist. The Most Holy Eucharist is the actual Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity, of Our Blessed Lord under the appearances of Bread and Wine. The word also refers to the Mass which is the re-presentation of the Sacrifice of Our Blessed Lord on the cross two thousand years ago.
No, the person or couple needs to regularize their marriage in the Catholic Church. The Church does not recognize a civil marriage. Talk with the parish priest.
A church service that includes the Eucharist.
Roman Catholic AnswerThe Bishop has the fullness of Christ's priesthood and leads His Diocese. He appoints priests, who share in his priesthood, and lead the individual parishes. The primary "service" for a Catholic is the Holy Mass, called the Eucharist, and it can only be celebrated by a priest or Bishop.
Catholic Answer No. First of all, Methodists do not have the Eucharist, they have a memorial service that they commemorate the Last Supper but they do not believe that it actually is the Body and Blood of Christ. Secondly, any real, active participation in a Protestant service in their church is not permitted to a Catholic as we have the fullness of Christ's revelation and we are supposed to be bringing the truth to them and bring them back to the Church, not showing support for error. But they have been baptised, and thus are Christians, so we must show respect and brotherly love, concern, etc.: NOT support for the errors.
The Catholic Church is in favor of Christian services, it provides them to all people. If you are asking about Church services, they are mainly celebrated by Religious Communities. The primary "service" in the protestant sense of the word, is the Eucharist, the Mass.
That is the sacrament. Wine and the host. The host is made from unleavened bread.Roman Catholic AnswerIn the Catholic religion, the only "service of Communion" might be what the liturgical rites call "Holy Communion outside of Mass". There are seven Sacraments: Baptism, the Most Holy Eucharist, Penance, Confirmation, Matrimony, Holy Orders, Anointing of the Sick. If you are talking about Holy Communion outside of Mass then I would assume that the Sacrament you are asking about is the Most Holy Eucharist.
Yes, a Catholic may "go to" an Anglican service, but no they may not receive any sacraments, nor will it satisfy the requirement to attend Mass on Sunday (or Saturday night) .Canon Law states in 884.1 that Catholics may receive the sacraments from Catholic ministers, and Catholic ministers may administer Catholic sacraments only to Catholics.Having said this, Canon Law provides that some non-Catholic denominations have valid sacraments, but the Anglican and Episcopal Church are not among them.
No because the Roman Catholic's and the Lutheran churches (1- are very different 2- do not agree with each other in just about everything) they will most likely not allow a Roman Catholic to receive communion in a Lutheran church (that is unless you convert)Roman Catholic AnswerFor a Roman Catholic, Holy Communion is the reception of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, Himself. He cannot receive Communion in a Lutheran Church as what they call "Communion" is not actually the Body and Blood of Christ, they do not have a valid priesthood and are unable to confect the Eucharist. And even if they did, they don't believe in it. Secondly, to participate in a Lutheran communion service is to make a proclamation that you believe as they do, and thus you are committing a sin by a formal public act of apostasy from the Catholic Church.
If you are a guest or visitor at a wedding or baptism, just stand and sit when others do.Kneel when others do if you are comfortable doing so, if not, please remain seated.Feel free to pray or sing with the congregation if you like, and know the words. Otherwise, just be quiet , don't cause any disturbance , and save any questions for your Catholic friends til after the service. Also, a non-Catholic is not allowed to receive the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist (Communion) during the mass, but may approach the priest or server for a blessing.