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Rich wrote:

Hi, guys —

I am a baptized and confirmed Catholic who is 61. I have just returned to church after a 44-year absence. I am married to a non-Catholic and we were not married in the Church.

  • I am working to get my marriage blessed by the Catholic Church but was wondering if I could receive Holy Communion before getting our marriage blessed?

Thank you,

Rich

  { Can I receive Holy Communion before I get my marriage to a non-Catholic blessed by the Church? }

Fr. Jonathan replied:

Hi Rich,

You should wait but it should not take long.

  • Were you or your wife married before?
  • What is the delay?

Talk to your priest and see what the time line is.

Fr. Jonathan

Rich replied:

Thanks Fr. Jonathan!

We were both married before and both marriages were annulled through the Church. We just need to set a date to get our marriage blessed.

I was just wondering if I had to wait to receive Communion.

Rich

Fr. Jonathan replied:

Hi, Rich —

Yes, you have to wait — Sorry.

Fr. Jonathan

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