Daily Archives: 21 December 2016

ASK FATHER: Are pastors bound to teach oddities of Amoris Laetitia?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Fr. Z: Our bishop visited our parish tonight to install our new pastor. The rite required father to vow to adhere to the teachings “which either the Roman Pontiff or the College of Bishops enunciates when they exercise … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can religious priests omit wearing an alb for Mass?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Is a priest required to wear an alb when saying Mass? I’ve seen on two separate occasions where Franciscan priests would just wear the chasuble and stole over their habit without putting on an alb.
While I was interred in the re-education … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Blessing wine on St. John’s Day… or “another beverage”?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
You usually give your readership an annual reminder for the blessing of wine on St. John’s Day.
The Rituale says “Benedicere… hunc calicem vini et CUJUSLIBET POTUS”- so presumably any hard beverage could be blessed with that blessing? Whiskey … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 25: O Oriens

Here is ADVENTCAzT 25, for Wednesday of the 4th Week of Advent.
Some wisdom from Dietrich von Hildebrand.
These 5 minute offerings, to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord, are a … Continue reading

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