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Frequent Communion is the Roman Catholic practice of receiving the eucharist frequently, as opposed to the usual medieval practice of receiving it once or a few times a year.[1] Pope Pius X pushed for the practice of frequent communion,[2] relaxing restrictions on reception for the sick[3] and children.[4]


  1. Frequent Communion - Catholic Encyclopedia article
  2. Saint Pius X Reformer of the Liturgy - Angelus Magazine
  3. Communion of the Sick - Catholic Encyclopedia article
  4. QUAM SINGULARI - Papal Encyclical


  • Antoine Arnauld, De la fréquente communion (1643)