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Happy Are Those Who Are Called to His Supper

by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Descriptive Title

On Preparing to Receive Christ Worthily in the Eucharist


This document was published by the USCCB at the Bishops' annual meeting held in November 2006. It was approved by a vote of 201-24, with two abstentions. The document discusses what we believe about Holy Communion and the significance of being united to Christ in Holy Communion. It also covers who may receive Holy Communion and who should refrain from reception. The final section deals with how we should prepare to more worthily receive Holy Communion.

Publisher & Date

USCCB, November 14, 2006

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