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Feedback from a reader about “Laundering Liturgical Linens”

From a reader:
Thank you for recommending the little book “Laundering Liturgical Linens“. It has been a great help to me as a new sacristan with almost no training.
This past Sunday I asked our priest if he would like to do … Continue reading

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FOLLOW-UP: Impious women and the care of altar linens

A while back I posted an ASK FATHER Question Box query about the rising of used altar linens by a priest before the linens are sent to be laundered.  It is a good question, because it touches on our sense … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Care of altar linens and the first rinsing by a priest

From a reader:
Father, I am in a quandary and I wonder if you would offer any advice on how to resolve it?
A couple of months ago I was asked to help with the laundering of altar linens as one of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: plastic “catch” sheet on the altar

From a reader:
Is it permissible to put a sheet of plastic on the epistle side of
the altar at the TLM in order to catch wine and water spills?
There has been some disagreement about this in our Latin Mass community. References … Continue reading

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