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ASK FATHER: Donations for confessions

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
In NYC St Francis of Assisi on 10/28/14 I went to confession. In the middle of the area that one waits on line for confession is a solid-metal 3-ft high donation box with the laminated sign that requests donations in “gratitude … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Giiving a gift to the priest after a baptism

From a reader:
Do you recommend giving a stipend to the priest and/or parish when an infant is baptized? If so, how much is a good amount?
This is the old question of “stole fees” which I have presented on this blog … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Are Mass intentions for the living forbidden?

From a reader:
Recently, I went to my parish office to make an offering for a Mass to be said for the young daughter of a friend of mine that is recovering from …. The receptionist informed me that the pastor … Continue reading

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