Tag Archives: vernacular

QUAERITUR: More than one language during Mass. Fr. Z rants.

It fascinates me how often questions on a similar idea come in at the same time.
From a priest and from a student (edited):
Here in Ireland, it sometimes happens that, when Mass is being
celebrated in English, some parts are prayed in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: TLM readings in the vernacular and UE 26

From a reader:
I know this is not the same as an official dubium to the PCED, but your view would be appreciated. (I ask these questions because of the situations at two different parishes in the Archdiocese of ___ which … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Was Latin the “vernacular”?

From a seminarian:
A brother seminarian and I recently attended one night of a parish mission of sorts led by a renowned Catholic musician. In one tangent mentioning the newly corrected translation of the Missal, he stated how the Mass in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Latin for parts of the Ordinary Form of Holy Mass

From a reader:
Is there any reason why one cannot use Latin for only one of the ordinary prayers of the mass in the OF?  In other words, may the Agnus Dei be in Latin while the rest are in the … Continue reading

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