Kneelers and the Reception of Holy Communion

On the Solemnity of Corpus Christi (June 1-2, 2024), our parish will introduce a kneeler at each Communion station. Standing is the norm for receiving Holy Communion unless a member of the faithful wishes to receive the host while kneeling. Whichever posture you choose, the Solemnity of Christ’s Body and Blood is an opportunity to renew our reverence for our Eucharistic Lord. This video from the Diocese of Lansing is a great reminder of how to receive Holy Communion reverently. Fr. Michael recommends that we all watch it as we prepare for the next time we receive our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament: