Tag Archives: concelebration

An observation about priests and Mass when they travel

The great P.P. of Brighton, Fr. Ray Blake, has an observation on his blog.  This probably will not surprise you too much.
I am delighted to offer hospitality to any priest. The strange thing is older priests visiting Brighton tend … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Elevation of chalice, paten during concelebrations.

From a reader:
At a concelebrated Mass without a deacon, is it permitted / required / impermissible for one of the concelebrants to elevate the chalice while the main celebrant elevates the paten?
First, allow me to say that concelebration should be … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Good Friday – vestments for other priests present

From a priest:
There is a big debate happening among some of us concerning the vesture for the Liturgy of the Passion on Good Friday. On one side the camp, there is the argument that ALL priests in attendance should vest … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: priest answers cellphone during Mass

From a reader:
My wife attended Mass today with my children for our homeschooling co op. There were two priests concelebrating the Mass. The older priest’s cell phone started ringing and he got up and went to the side (Still on … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to tell priests you don’t want concelebration.

From a reader:
Is there any way for the celebrant of a Mass to inform other clergy that he prefer that they NOT con-celebrate with him without offending them or seeming to be ultra-conservative or rejecting the accepted practice? Con-celebration seems … Continue reading

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CDW response to a dubium concerning role of priests and deacons at the Doxology

Also from the Newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee for Divine Worship, there was published a response to a dubium sent to the CDW in Rome.
My brother priests who are interested in concelebration may be interested in this:
Role of Concelebrating Priests … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: concelebration and seeing the elements – and Fr. Z rants

From a priest reader:
I’ll get right to the point: is it not required that a concelebrant be able to see the matter he is consecrating? I am certain that it is, but I am not able to defend this thesis … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: concelebrating priest not consuming Precious Blood

I had a note from a priest asking about concelebration.
First, I think concelebration should be safe, legal and rare.
That said,
I’m looking for a source for the instruction that the celebrant and concelebrants must consume both species which they have … Continue reading

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