Daily Archives: 18 August 2015

ASK FATHER: Latin Instituted Acolytes in Eastern liturgies

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have two Questions concerning the liturgical role of instituted acolytes in the Eastern Rites:
1) May a man who has been instituted as an acolyte according to the ordinary form of the Roman Rite vest and act as a subdeacon … Continue reading

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YOUR URGENT PRAYER REQUESTS

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Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read?
Continued from THESE.
I get many requests by email asking for … Continue reading

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COMING SOON! The Eleven Cardinals Book and The Ten Africans Book!

The other day I wrote about two upcoming books.  The “sequel” to the Five Cardinals Book™ is coming.  HERE
The Eleven Cardinals Book™ is on its way.
Eleven Cardinals Speak On Marriage and the Family

Edited by Winfried Aymans the Eleven Cardinals Book is … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Novus Ordo formula for Communion during TLM?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I was told by a reverent, well-formed priest who celebrates the old Mass well and often that the formula for distribution for communion is not specified in the missal.  [Ooops!]
He showed me that in the altar missal itself, … Continue reading

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The importance – and legitimacy – of ‘ ad orientem ‘ worship

I bring to the readership’s attention a letter that was issued by His Eminence Robert Card. Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments.  A priest friend reminded me of this letter in an email.
It has … Continue reading

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