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VIDEO: The Chapel Veil

A nice young lady sent me a note and link to a video.
Dear Fr. Z,
I am entering my sophomore year at Christendom College, and I recently made an 8 minute video on the chapel veil to explain why women wear … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Ways to improve celebration of Mass with Novus Ordo

From a reader:
We are trying to help make a very reverent Ordinary Form mass. Any suggestions?
We thought Ad Orientem and Sung Propers might be a good start! Any other suggestions?
Right off the bat, we can all improve our own participation at … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Should I use a chapel veil for a priest friend’s first Mass (TLM)?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Father Z, would you help me with an EF etiquette question? I’ll be attending the First Mass of Thanksgiving of a priest friend newly ordained into the Institute of Christ the King. It will, of course, be in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can a traditionalist priest require women to cover their heads during Mass?

From a reader:
I have read web sites from FSSP Traditional parishes that indicate women are to cover their heads during Mass. My understanding is that the requirement was removed from Canon Law, thus it is no longer a sin to … Continue reading

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“I want to share why I choose to wear a veil… and why I love it.”

At the blog Fide Et Literis: By Faith & Learning there is a post entitled I love my chapel veil.
She wrote:
I recently read an article about the comeback of chapel veils entitled, “Head covering is thinly veiled patriarchy.” The author wrote … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Wearing a veil while distributing Communion.

From readerette:
Would it be inappropriate to wear a chapel veil while Eucharistic ministering?
First, you are not a Eucharistic Minister. You are an Extraordinary Minister of Communion.
I cannot see any problem with a woman wearing a chapel veil, a mantilla, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: School principal orders girl not to wear a chapel veil during Mass

From a reader:
My daughter attending Catholic school at our novus parish determined after reading 1 Corinthians that she should be wearing a chapel veil at Mass. She began wearing it at Sunday Mass two months ago. However, when she tried … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What to wear for my first TLM?

From a reader:
I have recently learned of an EF mass about an hour from my home. I would like to attend. In the past when I’ve had the opportunity, I’ve chickened out.
I have two fears- not know what to do, … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Should women wear head-coverings in church?

I ask fellow bloggers, liberal or conservative, traditional or progressivist, to help get the word out about this poll so we can have as large a sampling as possible.
You don’t have to be registered to be able to vote.
In another … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Should I remove chapel veil to read during Mass?

From readerette:
I recently feel called to wear a chapel veil and wore it for the first
time this weekend. It was a very humbling experience. My pastor asked me to take off the veil when reading so as to not call … Continue reading

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