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Brick by Brick – Houseling cloths installed!

Do you recall that I asked for help to determine a good way to attach houseling cloths on a Communion rail?  HERE  Many of you came through. By the way “housel” is a Middle and Old English word for “Eucharist”. … Continue reading

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For the New Evangelization: New Altar Rails!

I have written of Fr. Richard Heilman and the adjustments he is making to the sacred liturgical worship in his parish of St. Mary in Pine Bluff. Remember how he hauled the table altar out of church and switched entirely … Continue reading

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On altar rails and sanctuaries and proper liturgical roles

At Pray The Mass Fr Evan Harkins has a reflection on altar rails. Per force, he digs into what a “sanctuary” is. Here is an excerpt with my emphases: […] Practically, the rail is a help to people, both physically and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Promoting use of the Communion rail

From a priest reader: I am pastor of ___ in ___.  I have a weekly EF Mass that draws 50-100 people, a nice group of diocesan seminarian servers, and a good little schola. I am considering returning the distribution of … Continue reading

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