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ASK FATHER: Lighting Advent wreath during Mass

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Father, is it appropriate to replace the penitential rite with the lighting of the advent wreath?
No.
Just… no.
The longer explanation is, course, Nooooooooo.
I think there is a blessing for a wreath that can be used during Mass in the … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z posts his annual rant on BLUE vestments and then sings to you. POLL!

Some veteran readers here know about my annual rant about BLUE vestments during Advent.  Lest all other Advent considerations – such as the coming of the Lord – be overshadowed, herein I rant.
I believe this dopey liturgical abuse is fading … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Advent wreaths, lumps of coal, and you

From a reader:
Do you have any suggestions for where I can buy a good Advent wreath online?
Why, yes! I do! Since the Mystic Monks don’t have Advent Wreathes, I suggest that you use my links to Amazon. … Continue reading

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Photos of your Advent Wreaths

How about some photos of your Advent wreaths?
If you don’t have one, perhaps your parish does.

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