May one dispense altogether with the reception of the Holy Eucharist sacramentally?
No, unless there is no possibility of receiving it; and the reason is because no one can be saved without the grace of this sacrament; but it is impossible to have the grace of this sacrament unless one has at least the desire to receive it sacramentally as soon as occasion offers (LXXX. 11).
Are there certain times fixed by the Church when one is bound to receive this sacrament sacramentally?
Yes; and these times are for every man as soon as he has attained the age of reason and is sufficiently instructed in the nature of this sacrament; and during life at least once a year, during paschal time; and lastly, when one is in danger of death, when the sacrament is received under the form of the viaticum (Code, Canons 854, 859, 864).
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