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ASK FATHER: Isn’t the priest supposed to genuflect after the elevation?

From a reader…
Has the rubric requiring priests to genuflect after showing the Eucharistic Species to the people been altered? Did someone get an indult or something so that bowing is now legitimate? I wonder because at our local parish the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Bowing during the Creed

From a reader:
Why do we bow during the Nicene Creed for the lines “by the power of the holy spirit…” and who started this practice?
These lines are at the heart of the Creed.  They are, as it were, the pivot … Continue reading

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