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ASK FATHER: Is a priest allowed to do the readings, or must a lay person do them?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
On occassion the Lector or Reader is a no-show for Mass and Father will say “We’ll just wait for someone to come do the readings.” At the Sat. evening vigil Mass many of us are older and I, for one, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Am I being selfish for not reading at Mass?

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I am newly back to the Church (just over a year) and attend daily mass frequently (NO). [Great!] I have been approached twice now asking to either regularly do the readings or help out as a Eucharistic Minister. … Continue reading

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