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ASK FATHER: Not adding water to chalices for Mass

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From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Like many other parishes, we have communion under both species. However, the deacon only adds a water to the chalice that the priest is consecrating. He does not add water to the other chalices on the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Priest puts too much water into the chalice. Valid?

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QUAERUNTUR (I generally take ONE question at a time, but I am feeling benign this afternoon… a rare occurance):
Your recent post this afternoon about validity around a Priest using “for all” instead of “for many” made me think of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Father sprinkles water with fingers into chalice

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Is it liturgically correct for a priest to dip their fingers into the water pitcher and then shake them off into the chalice as a means to add water to the chalice before the consecration?
Liturgically correct?
Not really. I … Continue reading

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Recently Received Items

The diligent John of Leaflet Missal, in the wake of the great Seminarian Biretta Project (ongoing) has sent me a mighty tool of the New Evangelization.
Behold a “scruple spoon”.

I lacked this weapon of demon-terrorizing in my liturgical arsenal. Thanks to … Continue reading

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