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ASK FATHER: Sign of Cross an abuse during Mass?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Our priest is giving us liturgical direction every Sunday during lent. Last Sunday he said we should not cross ourselves after the confiteor when he says the prayer of absolution. He said this was an abuse and the only time we should … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: When during Mass should people strike their breasts?

From a reader:
For those of us who attend the Tridintine form of the Holy Mass, we see the servers striking their breasts at several points in the liturgy.
In the Novus Ordo, where are appropriate points for the servers (or faithful) … Continue reading

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More about the new, corrected version of the Confiteor

Elsewhere I answered a question about the new, corrected ICEL version of the Confiteor.  I said I would post something more about the Confiteor.  Liberals will hate this new version, by the way.  We have already seen that (here).
Here is … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: New translation of Confiteor omitted from Mass today.

From a reader:
Dear Fr Z, I’ve just been to Mass, using the new translation for the first time.  [hmmm] I was looking forward to the Confiteor, but our priest left it out. Was that because it was a weekday? I … Continue reading

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