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QUAERITUR: Tabernacle v. Monstrance and the presence people

From a reader:
Why is it inappropriate to leave the Blessed Sacrament alone when exposed in a monstrance (e.g. Adoration Chapels must have at least one adorer at all times), but appropriate to do so when it is replaced in the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can laypeople own a monstrance?

From a reader:
I trust your judgment and I would like to know if it is ok to own a miniature monstrance.  Sites online sell them. [Image attached for reference.]  It’s a miniature monstrance which is not the same as one … Continue reading

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