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ASK FATHER: Spouse unwilling to seek convalidation of marriage.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Father,
You recently had a post, “ASK FATHER: Godparents must be confirmed, married properly”
In this post you discuss the con-validation of a mixed marriage and a little but about the process.
I have an interesting situation that has been with … Continue reading

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ARGENTINA: Lesbians to receive confirmation and have “their” child baptized in cathedral

You perhaps have heard that a bishop in Argentina, has approved the baptism of a child held in custody by two lesbians. HERE
Vatican Insider has an explanation by a “collaborator” of then-Archbp. Bergoglio in Buenos Aires.  HERE
Pope Francis, and even … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Sacraments for children at some different parish?

From a reader:
Can I arrange for my daughter to eventually attend catechism classes, and have First Communion and Confirmation in a parish outside of our geographical parish?
Or is she required to receive the sacraments in our geographical parish unless the parish priest will … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Confirmed, but in state of sin. Am I confirmed?

From a reader:
If a person is confirmed in Mortal Sin, does it ‘count’, or must he/she be conditionally re-confirmed.
What you are asking is “Was the sacrament validly conferred?” or “Is she confirmed?”
Yes.  The sacrament was validly confirmed and she is really … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can girls choose male saints’ names at Confirmation?

From a reader:
My younger sister is going through Confirmation classes and, God-willing, will be confirmed next year. She seem to have her heart set on Maximilian Kolbe as her Confirmation Saint/name.
Interestingly enough, the Confirmation class teacher (of 25 years) says … Continue reading

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Can a publicly pro-homosexual marriage teenager be admitted for Confirmation?

Dr. Peters has a new post on his fine canon law blog, In the Light of the Law.  He doesn’t have an open combox over there, and I can understand why.
Confirmation and advocacy of ‘gay marriage’
by Dr. Edward Peters
Those trying … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Big groups for Confirmation. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
56 girls were recently confirmed. Isn’t that too big a group? I would rather have smaller groups, and the Archdiocese of ___ has no shortage of auxiliary bishops and vicars.
There is no requirement in canon law that the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: 2 male or 2 female sponsors for Confirmation

From a reader:
I attended a Confirmation yesterday, and I noticed two things that made me doubtful. Firstly, the fact that some of the girls being confirmed had two godfathers, or two godmothers, while I had been told in my own … Continue reading

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Bishop confirms 19 people at SSPX chapel. Can you say “Win Win Scenario”?

Our friends at Rorate have publicized that a French bishop, Most. Rev. Jean Bonfils, Emeritus of Nice went to an SSPX chapel in Ajaccio, Corsica and administered the sacrament of Confirmation to 19 people.
It seems that the local SSPX priest … Continue reading

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American Bishop receives kudos from the Pope for reordering sacraments

This should cause some discussion!
From CNA:
Bishop Aquila receives Pope’s praise for reordering sacraments
By David Kerr
Rome, Italy, Mar 8, 2012 / 03:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Samuel Aquila of Fargo said he is delighted to have first-hand papal approval for changing … Continue reading

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