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ASK FATHER: More than one Paschal Candle at a Vigil for parish cluster

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I am a parish priest in a cluster of three parishes. We are celebrating the Easter Vigil at the largest church. The smaller two churches (full parishes in their own rite)will have Mass on Easter Sunday. Do you know … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: May the pascal candle be used at EF baptisms?

NB: In a comment below, a participant posted some points about when the paschal candle may be used in the Extraordinary Form.  Don’t just read my answer and then move on without also reading that comment.  You will know which … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Triduum – 1 priest with 2 parishes

From a priest reader: I have recently been appointed Parish Priest (Pastor) of what are at present two canonical parishes. (The two parishes will eventually amalgamate to form one new parish with 2 churches).  As the season of Lent approaches … Continue reading

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