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ASK FATHER: Anointing in the Time of Ebola

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I´m writing from Spain where sadly, a nurse is extremely ill with Ebola virus. She was infected while treating a Spanish missionary who was brought back from Africa to get treated.
My question is this: imagine she asks for … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Use of Eastern censer by Romans

From a reader:
Would it be an abuse to use an eastern thurible in the Roman Rite even if the bells are removed? Sometimes it seems more efficient to use especially in Eucharistic processions.
I don’t know that it would be an … Continue reading

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Drought in California? ¡Vaya lío! Revive the Oratio Imperata, traditional public Processions

At Catholic Vote I saw an entry about how the bishops of California are praying for rain. It’s pretty dry out out there on the Left Coast.

SACRAMENTO Catholic bishops called for divine intervention Tuesday as California endures what appears to … Continue reading

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Peregrinus Gasolinus: the rubrical adventure continueth

Some of you who pay attention to matters liturgical – in detail – might get an edifying kick out of Peregrinus Gasolinus. The nice folks from Romanitas Press have been reproducing it. Here is a note I received:
Dear Father,
Just thought … Continue reading

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Your Corpus Christi Processions Reports

Did you participate in any processions?
Any newly revived processions?
Give us a report of what you saw and heard.

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Eye-candy from the annual Chartres Pilgrimage

The liturgical eye-candy specialists at NLM have posted some great photos of the annual pilgrimage to Chartres Cathedral (for those of you in Fridley, that’s a big, pretty church in France).
Sample.
 

 

We need more processions.
Anecdote:  One day in May I was … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Rogation Days (reason #746 for Summorum Pontificum)

I didn’t get to this yesterday or “Feria Secunda in Rogationibus“.
Rogation Days were on the traditional Roman calendar for 25 April (Major Rogation Day) and the three days before Ascension THURSDAY (Minor).
“Rogation” comes from rogo “to ask”.
For the Major days, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Getting a blessing at Communion time. Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
We hope to bring 2 children (extended family) to Mass on Christmas Eve. They have not been baptized.
QUAERITUR: Are unbaptized children allowed to go up to Communion with their arms crossed and receive a blessing? What about an … Continue reading

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