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ASK FATHER: Priests don’t say daily Mass in the parish

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Is it the case that any Masses that a parish priest says, other than on a Sunday, are “private Masses” and, therefore, it is entirely up to him whether or not he says them?
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ASK FATHER: Obligations and Daily Mass

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QUAERITUR:
For those in the lay apostolate that committed to go to daily Mass: is it better to go to a daily Mass full of violations of rubrics that maybe even exhibits a different understanding of what the Mass truly is; or … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priests obliged to say the daily Office but not daily Mass.

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It is my understanding that those ordained to the priesthood are bound by canon law to pray the main hours of the Divine Office daily. I think by main hours, it is Matins, Lauds, Sext?, Vespers & Compline. However, how come … Continue reading

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