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    <img src=” title=”Confused” /> If a person goes to mass twice in a 24hr period can they receive communion at both services? Years ago I was told one can goto all the masses they want in one day, but are to receive communion only once,is that correct?



    You can receive communion during mass twice in a day. You must participate in each mass; you cannot participate in one mass and then just show up for communion in the second (not that I suspect you would).

    This is actually a matter of Canon Law.

    [quote:15ejgx16][b:15ejgx16]Can. 917[/b:15ejgx16]
    A person who has already received the Most Holy Eucharist can receive it a second time on the same day only within the eucharistic celebration in which the person participates, without prejudice to the prescript of can. 921, §2.[/quote:15ejgx16]
    You can receive communion three times in one day only if you go to two masses and receive viaticum during the Anointing of the Sick.

    [quote:15ejgx16][b:15ejgx16]Can. 921, §2[/b:15ejgx16]
    Even if they have received Communion in the same day, those who are in danger of death are strongly urged to receive again.[/quote:15ejgx16]

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