ASK FATHER: Reception of Eucharist multiple times with same Mass formulary

Posted January 8, 2017 11:43 am by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Would it be wrong to receive the Eucharist attending the Saturday Mass of Anticipation & Sunday Mass? [Both with the same Liturgy].
Since matters of reception of the Eucharist in Communion more than once in a short period keeps coming up, I discern that few priests are instructing their flocks about how to receive the Eucharist in Holy Communion.  This shouldn’t surprise us, since I suspect that some priests out there wouldn’t be able to tell you if you asked them to their faces.
Let’s review.  Repetita iuvat.
No, it is not wrong to receive on Saturday and again on Sunday, even

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