Tag Archives: maniple

“Thanks for your blog. It saved this seminarian from a particularly mortifying purification.”

From a seminarian:
Just wanted to say a big “Thanks” for your blog. I was sure glad for the liturgical minutiae I’ve picked up here when I found a fly in the Precious Blood tonight after Mass. Your advice about skewering … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Maniple on straw-subdeacon?

Here is a new way to get an “Ask Father” question: Twitter!
From a few days ago:

While they usually don’t wear one, I know of no universally authoritative statement that forbids a straw subdeacon from wearing a maniple whilst assisting at … Continue reading

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Thai-ing one on!

I lunched with a priest friend today.
We chose Thai.
I almost didn’t go in because the restaurant had one of those vile signs against CCW on the door. I’ll probably not go back.
That said, my friend thought I should have ordered … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The GIRM is silent about a couple things. Fr. Z says “So what?!”

From a reader:
#1: Some persons make the Sign of the Cross when the priest closes the Act of Penitence (‘May Almighty God have mercy on us . . . ‘), but this is not mentioned in the GIRM. Is it … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: What to do if a bug gets into the chalice?

A young priest writes:
Last weekend after a somewhat fiery homily of exposition of evil and the devil I had a run in with a menacing fly (assuming not Beelzebub himself). At the epiclesis a very large fly dive bombed into … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Things manipular. Wherein Fr. Z rants and ties on one.

From a reader:
For some reason unbeknownst to me I am intrigued by the maniple. My understanding is that when the maniple comes off, the Mass is suspended, hence the reason for permitting the reading of announcements just prior to the … Continue reading

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Tie one on!

A reader reminded me about something on the Vatican website for the Office of Liturgical Ceremonies:
5) The maniple is an article of liturgical dress used in the celebration of the extraordinary form of the Holy Mass of the Roman Rite. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: crossing stole and using maniple in Novus Ordo

From a priest reader:
I try to bring into the Novus Ordo as many elements from the old rite as I can, where permitted.
My question is:  is it licit for a priest celebrating Mass according to the new rite to cross … Continue reading

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A priest “ties one on” for the New Year!

From a priest friend and reader in an e-mail entitled simply:
MANIPLE

In honor of Fr. Z, I’m tying one on tonight, and tomorrow morning!
Happy New Year!
I love it when a priest is determined to tie one on to celebrate the New … Continue reading

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