After the birth of our 3rd and 4th child (they are twins) my wife and I opted to have her tubes tied. I read somewhere recently that this will prevent us from receiving the sacraments. Can you elaborate? Thank you for your time and ministry.
These links should be helpful in understanding the Church’s position on sterilization and what a Catholic’s obligations are after having such a procedure. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.