READINGS AND PRAYERS for a Communicantsí Class........................................ 1

Preface................................................................................................................. 4

Introduction: The Communicantsí Class Necessary................................................ 7

Brief Service for Communicantsí Classes............................................................... 9

A Meditation before the Blessed Sacrament......................................................... 15

Reading 1: Types of Holy Communion................................................................. 17

Reading 2: The Institution of Holy Communion..................................................... 20

Reading 3: The Invitation..................................................................................... 23

Reading 4: The Communicantsí Preparation......................................................... 26

Reading 5: How Often Should One Communicate?.............................................. 29

Reading 6: At What Hour Should One Communicate?.......................................... 32

Reading 7: The Use of Holy Communion.............................................................. 36

Reading 8: The Devout Communicant in Church: Part 1........................................ 40

Reading 9: The Devout Communicant in Church: Part 2........................................ 43

Reading 10: The Devout Communicant after Church............................................. 46

Directions to First Communicants......................................................................... 49

Explanation of Words and Phrases....................................................................... 50

Suggestions to the Clergy..................................................................................... 53

Form............................................................................................................... 54

Objects of the Association............................................................................... 55

Memberís Prayers........................................................................................... 55

Suggestions for Holy Living.............................................................................. 55