Tag Archives: glass vessels

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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QUAERITUR: Glass chalice…. really? This is still a problem?

From a  reader: Hello Father, I noticed one of the priests at my parish always seems to use a glass chalice for the Eucharist. Seems clear from more than a few previous posts I see here at WDTPRS that a … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: disposing of glass “chalices”

From a reader: I live next to a mission parish where I observed this past summer the use of glass vessels. I brought this to the attention of the pastor, a faithful, though unformed man, referencing GIRM & Sacramentum Caritatis. … Continue reading

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