Tag Archives: forms of sacraments

ASK FATHER: Non-standard form for Confirmation – valid?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Yesterday I acted as sponsor for a person receiving Confirmation. I noticed that the bishop, at the moment of anointing the candidates with the sacred chrism, did not say the standard formula. The bishop (a native English speaker, … Continue reading

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A bishop witnesses priest’s strange Mass and doubts about going to him for confession. Subtitle: You are not alone.

Here is something that should put some heart into readers who are feeling down about continued liberal and dissenting dominance in many places.
Here is something from a blog of a Catholic bishop, His Excellency Most. Rev. Christopher Coyne, auxiliary bishop … Continue reading

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