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EUCHARISTIAE SACRAMENTUM

A decree of the Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship, authorizing and explaining the reception of Holy Communion and the worship of the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass. It deals with such aspects of the Eucharistic processions and congresses, and the administration of Communion during and outside of Mass (June 21, 1973).

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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