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WDTPRS – 21st Sunday after Pentecost: We are grown up! We don’t have to kneel!

Let’s have a look at the Collect for the upcoming Sunday in the TLM – 1962 Missale Romanum. This Collect has been in use at least since the time of the Liber Sacramentorum Gellonensis, which is a variation of the … Continue reading

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Banning kneeling violates religious freedom

At HPR Fr. Regis Scalon, OFM.Cap. has a good piece which might be sent to ever parish priest who seeks to force people not to kneel during Mass. Here is the introductory section: Kneeling Ban: Good Liturgy or Loss of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Genuflecting during the Creed on Christmas.

In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, when the Creed is said or sung, all present bend the knee or kneel at the words “et incarnatus est“.  In the Ordinary Form this practice was reduced only to two days … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Bowing during the Creed

From a reader: Why do we bow during the Nicene Creed for the lines “by the power of the holy spirit…” and who started this practice? These lines are at the heart of the Creed.  They are, as it were, … Continue reading

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