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ASK FATHER: Can a Permanent Deacon perform a Baptism according to the Old Rite?

From a permanent deacon…
QUAERITUR:
Can a Permanent Deacon perform a Baptism according to the Old Rite? I would be using the booklet entitled “Baptism” published by Angelus Press.
My old pastor, the late Msgr. Richard Schuler, used to tell a story about … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: may a permanent deacon be a deacon for a TLM?

From a reader:
As part of the changes recommended by the Second Vatican Council, Pope Paul VI brought back the permanent diaconate in 1967.  For centuries prior to this change, the role of deacon was a transitional period for those preparing … Continue reading

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