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ASK FATHER: Confessions during Mass – followup

Not long ago I answered a question about why priests might not offer opportunities for confession on feast days.  HERE  As part of that entry we moved into the issue of priests hearing confessions during Mass (not the celebrant, obviously). … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Why no confessions on Good Friday or Holy Saturday?

From a reader… I would like to know why many parishes do not offer the Sacrament of Penance on Holy Saturday? There’s only 1 parish in my area that hears confessions on Holy Saturday and I often wonder is there … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can confessions be heard during Mass in the Extraordinary Form?

From a reader: Is it appropriate for a priest to be hearing confessions while Extraordinary Form Mass has started? My priest seemed to think it was never done in the “old” days as he called it. Yes, confessions were often … Continue reading

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Getting back around to an old idea: confessions DURING Mass

The discussion of confessions during Mass is hardly new to long-time readers of this blog.  I’ve dealt with it many times.  For example, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, … This is hardly new also to Catholics who seek out the traditional form of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Confessions during Mass – revisited

From a reader: This past Saturday, I experienced several of the issues you have written about regarding going to confession. Seeing it was getting late in the afternoon, I attempted to go to confession at the parish nearest where I … Continue reading

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