Norms

 The Order for the Solemn Exposition of the Holy Eucharist (OSEHE) Art. 4 states: “devotion, both private and public, toward the Eucharist, even outside Mass that conforms to the norms laid down by lawful authority is strongly encouraged”. These norms …

The Nature, Purpose and Goals of Exposition and Adoration

The goal of Exposition and adoration is to provide an opportunity to the people of God for growth in a deeper devotion to the Eucharist and a more faithful living of their Christian life. Moreover, through worship of the Blessed

Definitions

Church: A sacred building designated for public worship to which all the faithful have a right of access (i.e., the cathedral and parish churches).

Oratory: A place designated by permission of the Diocesan Bishop for divine worship for

History

Reservation

The practice of reserving some of the Blessed Sacrament consecrated at a previous Mass dates back to the earliest days of the Church. Reservation served one purpose only: so that Holy Communion could be taken to the sick and

Come, Let Us Adore

In the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, the Council Fathers state, “the liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed; at the same time it is the fountain from which all her power flows” (SC#10).