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QUAERITUR: Maniple on straw-subdeacon?

Here is a new way to get an “Ask Father” question: Twitter!
From a few days ago:

While they usually don’t wear one, I know of no universally authoritative statement that forbids a straw subdeacon from wearing a maniple whilst assisting at … Continue reading

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Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” on going to SSPX Masses and “straw subdeacons”

Our friends at Rorate, who are often on top of this sort of thing, reveal a letter sent by the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” to a questioner.  The letter is unsigned, though it has the stamp of the Commission.
Here, as … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: TLM “straw” subdeacon

From a reader:
I serve Low Mass five or six days out of the week as well as participating in Sunday Vespers, so my priest recently asked if I would be able to serve as the straw subdeacon for the Mass. … Continue reading

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