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An exhortation about marriage and its meaning, its sacrifices, graces and joys

Because of the entry I wrote about Extraordinary Form Nuptial Masses for mixed-faith couples, I was prompted to re-read an exhortation which was often used (and still can be) at the time of the sermon by priests in the USA … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Mixed marriage and the Traditional Latin Mass

From a reader:
I am going to marry a Lutheran girl next year, and we would like to have a Tridentine wedding celebrated within mass. However, I was warned that, because of Universae Ecclesiae, some current laws may not apply, and it may not … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can a Protestant minister officiate at Catholic marriage while the priest watches?

From a reader:
First, please know you are in my prayers. My question: Is it permissible for a Protestant minister to officiate the Marriage Rite at a Catholic Nuptial Mass? This is about to take place at our local parish and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The origin of giving flowers to Mary during weddings.

A priest friend recently asked if I knew the origin of the “custom” during weddings of giving flowers to Mary, by placing them at her statue or image (which some protestants probably think is mighty strange).
I must admit, I don’t … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Nuptial TLM questions

Folks… I don’t have time for this right now… can you help?
From a reader:
This summer, our diocese of ___ will see its first Extraordinary Form Liturgy since…well, probably since Vatican II.  The Mass will be a Nuptial Mass for two … Continue reading

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