Tag Archives: elevation

ASK FATHER: Why is the back of Father’s vestment raised at the consecration?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have been wondering why the servers lift the priest’s chasuble during the consecration. From the sources that I could find, it was an old practice to help the priest because the chasubles were heavy. Is there a … Continue reading

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POLL: Length of time of the elevation of the Host and Precious Blood during Mass

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Several people have written to me about the length of time a priest does/should elevate the Host and the chalice after the consecration.
The length of time I elevate the Host is, of course, ideal. If asked, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Elevation of chalice, paten during concelebrations.

From a reader:
At a concelebrated Mass without a deacon, is it permitted / required / impermissible for one of the concelebrants to elevate the chalice while the main celebrant elevates the paten?
First, allow me to say that concelebration should be … Continue reading

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