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QUAERITUR: Can EMCHs give “blessings”?

From a reader:
At Mass this morning, at least one of the EMs was ‘blessing’ children
as they came forward. My understanding was that only priests could
give blessings.
We are a parish with 2 priests covering 3 churches, plus one Permanent Deacon.
The priest … Continue reading

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