Eucharistic discipline is the term applied to the regulations and practices associated with an individual preparing for the reception of the Eucharist. Different traditions require varying degrees of preparation, which may include a period of fasting, prayer, repentance, and confession.
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... The discipline of fasting before communion is practised by some Anglicans ... however, the consecrated bread and wine are always offered together to the congregation in a Eucharistic service ("Communion in Both Kinds") ...
... However, the Westminster Larger Catechism has rather extensive instructions on how those who "receive the sacrament of the Lord's supper are, before they come, to prepare themselves unto.." Specifically, they are to prepare "by examining themselves of their being in Christ, of their sins and wants of the truth and measure of their knowledge, faith, repentance love to God and the brethren, charity to all men, forgiving those that have done them wrong of their desires after Christ, and of their new obedience and by renewing the exercise of these graces, by serious meditation, and fervent prayer." Westminster Larger Catechism, Q ...
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“Good discipline is more than just punishing or laying down the law. It is liking children and letting them see that they are liked. It is caring enough about them to provide good, clear rules for their protection.”
—Jeannette W. Galambos (20th century)