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ASK FATHER: Dealing with “blessings” from Extraordinary Ministers of Communion

From a reader… QUAERITUR: At Mass yesterday, I saw an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion dispensing “blessings” for those in line who have not yet received their First Communion or were choosing simply to come up for a blessing. As … Continue reading

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Concrete suggestions for the Synod of Bishops

The issue of Communion for those in irregular marriages, and for other sinners as well, is not to be quickly solved.  Rushing to amend the annulment process seems to me a bad idea. However, there are a couple things that … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z rants about Communion

Get rid of row by row Communion during Mass. Not much of a rant there, come to think of it.  But the combox should be rich, if people will self-edit.

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