Tag Archives: consecration

QUAERITUR: Can laypeople own a monstrance?

From a reader:
I trust your judgment and I would like to know if it is ok to own a miniature monstrance.  Sites online sell them. [Image attached for reference.]  It’s a miniature monstrance which is not the same as one … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 97: Ambrose to a new bishop; In The Bleak Midwinter

Here is a spur of the moment PODCAzT which I put together in record speed!  As I approach 100 PODCAzTs I am trying to figure out what I want to do with these audio projects, change formats, keep going, or … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Should I stand or should I kneel?

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I am a bit of an amateur rubricist (God help us all), and know the rules in the Ordinary Form.  The bishops of the United States, under the permission of the Holy See, have mandated kneeling during the … Continue reading

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SCHOLION: Consecration of a paten and chalice

UPDATE: 1 March 08 – 0615 GMT
Great images from an older Pontifical over at The Lion and the Cardinal.
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Over at NLM a seminarian asked a question about the consecration of a chalice with chrism using the old rites in the … Continue reading

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