Tag Archives: Precious Blood

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 cosmos and every … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Feast of the Precious Blood transferred this year?

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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 Heart. … 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 for his nutrition.
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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 brother … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: “self-service” from the chalice

From a reader, edited:
Last night I was scandalised, apart from the usual "inclusive" language that the Priest used throughout, he asked, after the Priests Communion (normally the EMHC’s are crawling over each other by now) whether there was a "Eucharistic … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: I poured the Precious Blood down a sink

From a reader:
I was reading your blog entry on "Graviora Delicta" and started to get a bit nervous. 
Awhile ago, I served as sacristan at a Jesuit high school.  With no disrespect to the Society of Jesus, you can imagine … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 107: Most Precious Blood and your sins; Interview with Fr. Finigan

At the beginning of July, a month dedicated in a special way to devotion to the Most Precious Blood of the Lord, I give you in the PODCAzT a short reflection on the Blood of the Lord, what happens at … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: glass tabernacle and reserving Precious Blood

From a reader comes this distressing bit of information from Australia:
Attached is an excerpt from a local parish newsletter.   Fr Richard Leonard is a prominent Australian Jesuit and Director of the Australian Catholic Film Office.   The glass-fronted tabernacle he … Continue reading

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