Daily Archives: 17 February 2010

QUAERITUR: changing the blessing at the end of Mass

From a seminarian:
A priest at the seminary has been blessing saying "May almighty God bless you in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit."
Another priest mentioned this was wrong and even heretical for … Continue reading

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A note about registering

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I impose registration here for a couple reasons.  First, there are really creepy people out there and we don’t need their creepiness … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Ash Wednesday – Prayer over the people – (1962MR & 2002MR)

I am delighted that in the 2002 Missale the tradition of the "Prayer over the people" was revived in Lent.  This is an important custom.
The origin of the Oratio super populum is quite complex and hard to … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Ash Wednesday (2002MR)

The Roman Station for Ash Wednesday is Santa Sabina on the Aventine Hill.
The Collect in the 2002 Missale Romanum, is an ancient prayer found in the Gelasian Sacramentary for the Vigil of Pentecost.
It is also among the prayers … Continue reading

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