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ASK FATHER: Latin Instituted Acolytes in Eastern liturgies

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QUAERITUR:
I have two Questions concerning the liturgical role of instituted acolytes in the Eastern Rites:
1) May a man who has been instituted as an acolyte according to the ordinary form of the Roman Rite vest and act as a subdeacon … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Non-seminarian Lectors and Acolytes

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QUAERITUR:
Can laymen who are not in the seminary, upon request, receive the orders of lector and acolyte? My parish likes having me read, they say I am good at it, but I am not sure that I feel … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: EMHCs when instituted acolytes are present

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QUAERITUR:
I am an instituted acolyte in formation for Holy Orders.
Based on my reading of the GIRM, an instituted acolyte is an extraordinary minister of holy communion and would be expected to serve in that role should they be … Continue reading

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