Make an Act of Spiritual Contrition

By The Best Catholic website

If you are unable to physically receive Holy Communion, especially in the midst of this pandemic, make a solemn Act of Spiritual Communion by reciting this Prayer for Spiritual Communion by Saint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori. Keep in mind that repentance for one’s sins is an important step prior to the Spiritual Communion prayer – similar to what we Catholics do during Holy Mass wherein we first ask God for His forgiveness in preparation for the reception of the Eucharist. To do this, begin by remembering your sins, expressing sorrow for having offended God Whom you love, and offering a prayer of true contrition, such as praying an Act of Contrition.

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