Tag Archives: GIRM 160

ASK FATHER: Father took away our kneelers! What can we do?

From a reader:
Our very new parish pastor removed our Communion kneelers this past Sunday. They had been in standard use for at least the last 10 years if not longer.
Many parishioners are quite upset, but he certainly isn’t denying anyone … Continue reading

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Bp. Thomas Doran (D. Rockford) on kneeling for Holy Communion… heh heh…

In this last week’s edition of The Wanderer, we read a reprint of a column by Most Rev. Thomas Doran, Bishop of Rockford.  I believe it was originally on the site of the diocese on 2 September 2011.
My emphases and … Continue reading

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What Does GIRM 160 for the USA Really Say?

When the new English translation of the Roman Missal is released, it will sport a new translation of the GIRM, the General Institution/Instruction of the Roman Missal.
There are, of course, adaptations for the USA and other Anglophone regions.
As it happens, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: In the USA is it against the law to kneel for Communion?

From a reader:
I know this may seem a bit odd, but  I was hoping to get your perspective on the U.S. GIRM 160, which states:  "The norm for reception of holy Communion in the dioceses of the United States is … Continue reading

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