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QUAERITUR: Distance of a priest’s valid consecration

From a reader:
Dear Father – Like yourself I am not a fan of concelebration, but I would like to ask two questions. These questions came about in one of those after dinner discussions which come under the heading of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Sister starts Mass and Father shows up around the Offertory

I generally like one question at a time, but this was so… bizzare that it needs more attention.
From a reader:
This weekend, Father was having a series of talks during his Masses which spanned about fifteen minutes, and so he was late … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Selling a rosary and other sacred things

Several readers have sent similar questions about the selling of sacred things.  I will simply answer rather than post excerpts of the questions.
Let’s start with the most sacred of all, the Eucharist.  Selling the Eucharist would be a terrible sacrilege.   … Continue reading

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WDTIRS: Universae Ecclesiae 22: Drilling into the Latin and English (Dioceses without “qualified” priests)

I was sent a question about the Latin of Universae Ecclesiae 22.
Friends, the more I look compare the Latin and the Released English “translation”, the more apparent it is that the Latin is a better, stronger document than the English … Continue reading

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