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27 Dec: Today we bless WINE! HUZZAH!

The liturgical year guided and nourish and shaped Catholics for centuries.  It does so far less now.  But once, people not only followed the turning of the earth and the wheeling of the stars and the rising and setting of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Re-blessing things with older Rituale Romanum

From a reader: The prayers in the old Roman Ritual are sometimes much richer than the prayers found in the current Book of Blessings. Since the added exorcisms and petitions in the older prayers might make a sacramental more effective, … Continue reading

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Praying for rain

In the Extraordinary Form edition of the Missale Romanum there are texts for a Votive Mass ad petendam pluviam… to ask for rain. COLLECT (1962): Deus, in quo vivimus, movemur, et sumus: pluviam nobis tribue congruentem: ut, praesentibus subsidiis sufficienter … Continue reading

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Exorcism of a Community

Troops and officers who go into battle would do well to familiarize themselves with all the weapons at their disposal.  They should know a) that they have them, b) what they do and c) how to use them and when.  … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Extraordinary Form Latin-Spanish resources

From a priest.   Can the readership help? Do you know of any resources, similar to the three-volume “Rituale Romanum” put out by the FSSP, that have the extraordinary form sacramental rites in Latin and Spanish? I am involved in Spanish-language … Continue reading

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Rats in the Rectory – Redivivi

It looks as if in Macon, Georgia it may be time to pick up that Rituale Romanum again and flip to the part with the deprecatory prayers against rats. Poor Fr. McDonald at Southern Orders is fighting off the rats … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Bishop consecrating chalice, vestments during Mass

Sacred vessels are important.  They are consecrated (like the hands of priests) to touch the Body and Blood of the Lord. I had this in my email: I am trying to locate the rite (prayers and rubrics) for the consecration … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: blessing an iPhone for use in reciting the Rosary

From a reader: Fr. Z: Much of the time, I use one of the Rosary applications on my iPod touch in order to pray the Rosary.  Would it be appropriate to ask a Dominican or other priest to use the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: use of the traditional Rituale Romanum

From a seminarian: I’m a seminarian and have a few questions regarding blessings. A newly ordained priest, who is a friend of mine recently started using blessings from the 1964 Collectio Rituum. For example, he uses the Blessing for Water … Continue reading

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