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QUAERITUR: Gifts for a woman’s solemn profession

From a reader:
We have been invited to attend the solemn profession of final vows of a young woman becoming a cloistered nun. Are there any gift giving customs involved with one’s attendance at such a ceremony?
Hmmm… no idea.
Anyone?
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A wise, thoughtful, intelligent, cultured, classy, diligent, thrifty reader!

A reader sent a splendid photo of coffee things be prepped as gifts!
What a wise, thoughtful, intelligent, cultured, classy, diligent, thrifty reader!
Can you guess where this stuff came from?

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QUAERITUR: Gift for a priest: reversible stole

From a reader:
My friend’s ordination is coming up in a number of months, and I’d like to get him something meaningful and useful. I’m a little short on money, so I have to start planning and saving now.
He’s traditionally-minded (fully … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Giving Redemptionis Sacramentum to a priest to correct him.

From a reader:
Do you think it would be a good idea to give a parish priest and the curates a copy each of Redemptionis Sacramentum for Christmas or as a random gift? [Does that mean “anonymous” gift, or a gift … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What to give to a newly ordained priest?

From a reader:
First, thank you so much for the work you do each day on your blog, in your articles, and everything else you do in your ministry. I know it gives constant support and inspiration to many.
A friend of … Continue reading

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