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QUAERITUR: Priests keeping or turning over Mass stipends

From a priest:
As we know, a priest is only allowed to keep one Mass stipend per day, with those exceptions noted in Canon Law. However, when a
conference/bishop has named a “standard” offering for a Mass, can
local law require a priest to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: More than one intention with stipends for one Mass.

From a reader:
Over the years, parish practice has allowed that there be several
intentions listed at Mass. These collective intentions are a daily
occurrence with some Masses having four or five intentions. Our bishop
has recently begun to enforce the Canons concerning Mass … Continue reading

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