Daily Archives: 6 November 2010

QUAERITUR: getting around celibacy by leaving Church and coming back

From a reader: For the sake of argument, couldn’t a married Catholic man, who wanted to become a priest, simply get around the un-married rule by seeking ordination in an Episcopalian/Anglican seminary and after ordination simply take advantage of John … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: More than one intention with stipends for one Mass.

From a reader: Over the years, parish practice has allowed that there be several intentions listed at Mass. These collective intentions are a daily occurrence with some Masses having four or five intentions. Our bishop has recently begun to enforce … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: confession by phone, long-distance

From a reader comes a question about long-distance confession, using telephone or other technology. I am on the road at the moment and do not have good internet connection at the moment.  Same old story, I’m afraid: wifi settings are … Continue reading

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