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QUAERITUR: Of the color of wine, the amount, and the addition of water

From a reader:

First off is the wine to be consecrated have to be red and how much wine poured into the chalice is enough to make it a valid mass?
One of my priests told us if they don’t pour enough … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Of the Precious Blood, wine, water and dilution

From a reader:
Fr., Perhaps one of your ossified manuals would address this. Today at Mass, the priest had a cruet of wine on the altar during the consecration. I am sure he did not intend to consecrate that wine.
But, it … Continue reading

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