When do we swallow the Eucharist?

Must we swallow the Eucharist before we return to the pew?

Given that the host and the precious blood must be consumed immediately upon reception, usually yes. The only exception I can think of would be of a disabled person who is given Communion at the pew rather than coming forward in the Communion line. That person may certainly sit down while he finishes consuming the Eucharist.

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