Tag Archives: adoration

ASK FATHER: “We don’t go to Mass to adore Jesus…”?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Last summer I heard a bishop say, “We don’t go to Mass to adore Jesus…” (I was too shocked to hear why we do go.) Last week, my own priest in his homily, said something to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Genuflecting when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed

From a reader: When I was in grade school (1990’s), I was taught by a very devout teacher that one should genuflect (kneel?) on both knees with a slight bow of the head when entering/leaving the pew during adoration of … Continue reading

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POLL: Length of time of the elevation of the Host and Precious Blood during Mass

I FIXED THE POLL WIDGET Several people have written to me about the length of time a priest does/should elevate the Host and the chalice after the consecration. The length of time I elevate the Host is, of course, ideal. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Held-held devices in church or during Adoration of the Bl. Sacrament

From a reader: With technology: iPads, iPods, iphones, Kindles, etc. I have noticed people listening to, I presume, music in the adoration chapel. Being humans, this sensual stimulation can bring us into deeper prayer.. is this appropriate to do during … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can I, a priest, while camping, reserve a Host for adoration after Mass?

From a priest: Thanks for all your work with your blog and for promoting the TLM. Thanks to your promotion, I attended a TLM workshop last summer in Nebraska with the FSSP and have since offered the TLM several times … Continue reading

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St. Paul, MN: 60 Hours of Adoration for Benedict XVI’s 60th Jubilee

A reader sent: Saw your post today – we are also doing a 60 hours adoration for Pope Benedict. Click HERE or HERE. 60 hours of Eucharistic adoration Join us in marking the 60th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI’s priesthood … Continue reading

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