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ASK FATHER: “Glass goblet” for the Precious Blood

From a reader… QUAERITUR: On vacation I attended a mass where the precious blood was offered in a glass goblet, a man in a suit and tie (deacon?) gave the homily and the congregation stood after receiving (that bit shocked me). I’m … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Custom” and liturgical abuses (e.g., glass chalices)

From a reader… QUAERITUR: What constitutes a custom? My friend appealed to custom when saying that we are allowed to use glass chalices, but I don’t think that applies here. So when can argue for something from a custom? Using glass chalices … Continue reading

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