Tag Archives: Precious Blood

LENTCAzT 2019 36 – Wednesday the 5th Week of Lent: O Precious Blood!

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is Wednesday after Passion Sunday, Wednesday the 5th Week of Lent.

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point or two made in the sermon you heard at the Holy Mass to fulfill your Sunday obligation?  Let us know what it was. For my part, for this Feast of the Most Precious Blood, I … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Too much Precious Blood consecrated. Who should consume?

From a seminarian… QUAERITUR: First and foremost I have to thank you immensely for this blog, which has greatly helped me and some of my brothers from our Seminary down here in Brazil (where stuff like those on Fishwrap are … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: 1 July – Pontifical Mass at the Throne for Persecuted Christians @MadisonDiocese

On 1 July, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, by the grace of God and the Apostolic See Bishop of Madison (aka The Extraordinary Ordinary), sang a Pontifical Mass at the Throne in the Roman Rite’s traditional form. Holy Mass … Continue reading

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1 July – Most Precious Blood and…

Today is the Feast of the Most Precious Blood… in the older, traditional calendar of the Roman Rite.  Thus we inaugurate the month of July, during which in a special way, fire up our devotion to the Most Precious Blood … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Blood” omitted from the consecration

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Recently at my parish, we had a retired priest say masses while our priest was away. In addition to improvising prayers during the Collect, he changed the wording of the Words of Institution. During the consecration … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Spilling the Precious Blood

From a reader… QUAERITUR: What should one do if the chalice containing the precious blood is dropped as it is passed to the communicant. I hope that this is theoretical, only. As a seminarian I once saw this happen and … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Are deacons “ministers of the cup”?

From a reader: I am a Candidate for Holy Orders as I prepare for ordination to the diaconate in 2015. We are being told that as deacons we are ministers of the Cup. For our formators this means when there … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Priest refuses to use new translation in consecration of Precious Blood. Invalid?

FROM THE ARCHIVE. (Since a couple people have recently asked about this through email.) From a reader: If I had to guess, there are probably many priests throughout the US who are refusing to celebrate the Mass according to the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Reserving the Precious Blood, confusion during concelebration

From a priest: I need help from an ossified unreconstructed manualist! This morning I was a concelebrant at Mass with two other priests. After the consecration I was astounded to see a chalice with previously consecrated Precious Blood brought from … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest refuses to use new translation in consecration of Precious Blood. Invalid?

From a reader: If I had to guess, there are probably many priests throughout the US who are refusing to celebrate the Mass according to the new translation. My question is, “Is the Mass invalid if a priest uses the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Should I kneel to receive Communion from the chalice?

From a reader: If I receive communion kneeling must I also receive from the chalice kneeling? Look. The smallest drop of the Most Precious Blood of our Saviour and God, Our Lord Christ Jesus, is greater in dignity than the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Feast of the Precious Blood transferred this year?

From a reader: I believe that there is an error on the FSSP calendar this year. Their calendar shows the Feast of the Most Precious Blood being transferred to July 2 because July 1 is the Feast of the Sacred … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Reservation of Precious Blood in home of a sick person

From a reader: My father-in-law has been battling tongue cancer (which has spread to his lymph) and has been housebound for nearly 5 months. Moreover, he hasn’t eaten any solid foods for nearly 10 months. He has a feeding tube … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: self-communication from the chalice

From a reader: I have a question about self-communication. I was at a monastery this weekend for a retreat and a monks allowed the laity to receive the Chalice. How they did it was a bit odd though. A lay … Continue reading

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