Can I receive Communion now?


#1

Hello - I’m a baptized Catholic, currently enrolled in RCIA. I will be received into the Church and confirmed at the Easter Vigil. Today I received the sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time. May I receive Communion now, or should I wait until the Vigil Mass?


#2

Dear Scotty,

The Eucharist is a sign of our union in Christ. You have yet to make that formal commitment as a Catholic. You will accomplish this when you make your formal act of faith at the Easter Vigil. You need to wait.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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