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Traditional rite of Confirmation

I received some nice photos of Confirmation in the older form of the Roman Rite administered by His Excellency Most Rev. Michael Burbidge, Bishop of Raleigh.
There is so much to like about this one.

WDTPRS kudos to Bp. Burbidge and congratulation … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Big groups for Confirmation. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From a reader:
56 girls were recently confirmed. Isn’t that too big a group? I would rather have smaller groups, and the Archdiocese of ___ has no shortage of auxiliary bishops and vicars.
There is no requirement in canon law that the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: 2 male or 2 female sponsors for Confirmation

From a reader:
I attended a Confirmation yesterday, and I noticed two things that made me doubtful. Firstly, the fact that some of the girls being confirmed had two godfathers, or two godmothers, while I had been told in my own … Continue reading

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Bishop confirms 19 people at SSPX chapel. Can you say “Win Win Scenario”?

Our friends at Rorate have publicized that a French bishop, Most. Rev. Jean Bonfils, Emeritus of Nice went to an SSPX chapel in Ajaccio, Corsica and administered the sacrament of Confirmation to 19 people.
It seems that the local SSPX priest … Continue reading

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