Daily Archives: 15 March 2014

ASK FATHER: Why is the back of Father’s vestment raised at the consecration?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I have been wondering why the servers lift the priest’s chasuble during the consecration. From the sources that I could find, it was an old practice to help the priest because the chasubles were heavy. Is … Continue reading

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Lent, Gator Meat, and You… and I

In this week’s digital edition of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, I saw this cartoon: Not a lot of gators in Ol’ Blighty, except perhaps plodding around in the offices of The Bitter Pill, but I think we are … Continue reading

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