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The other day the Holy Father Pope Francis witnessed, during Holy Mass for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, the marriages of a passel of couples, some in some irregular situations. Leaving that aside, there was one thing … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to get a people to return to Communion on the tongue?

From a priest (edited): During my retreat the subject of Communion in the hand while standing came up. We were told that we need to instill reverence. Our Lord is so mistreated today. One of the priests said there is … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Communion by intinction but with un-consecrated hosts.

From a reader: 1. We have Sunday mass at our village chapel which does not have a Tabernacle, so the priest has to Consecrate all the host for communion. However, there are times we run out and he takes unconsecrated … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: A priest who won’t prevent self-intinction

From a reader: I am a lay eucharistic minister, and 2 parisheners recieve communion, then dip it in the cup.. I told my parish priest and he never did anything about it. He acted as tho he knew it was … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: promoting reverence at Communion

From a priest reader: Quick question with regard to GIRM #281. "Holy Communion has a more complete as a sign when it is received under both kinds.  For in this manner of reception a fuller light shines on the sign … Continue reading

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