Christopher Carstens

Christopher Carstens is Director of the Office for Sacred Worship in the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, instructor at Mundelein’s Liturgical Institute, author of the book “A Devotional Journey into the Mass: How Mass can Become a Time of Grace, Nourishment, and Devotion”, co-author of “Mystical Body, Mystical Voice: Encountering Christ in the Words of the Mass”, editor of the “Adoremus Bulletin”, and the voice on The Liturgy Guys Podcast.

Articles By Christopher Carstens

Why Communion on the Tongue? Part II of II

Why does the Church see communion on the tongue as the more suitable way of receiving the Eucharist? Find out when Christopher Carstens offers three reflections on Eucharistic Communion, in part two of this two-part series.


Why Communion on the Tongue? Part I of II

Why might communion on the tongue be more reverential of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament than receiving in the hand? Find out as Christopher Carstens begins a two-part series exploring the theological significance of receiving the Eucharist on the tongue.

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