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More altar rails! We need many many more altar rails!

From the NCRegister: Altar Rail Puts Communicants on Right Track Priests and parishioners explain the value of kneeling when receiving Communion. Joseph Pronechen In many parishes, a once-standard sanctuary staple is making a comeback: the altar rail. “Having an altar … Read More

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¡Vaya lío! Another church gets a new Communion rail!

The other day I posted about the installation of a new Communion rail in the Church of St. Mary in Pine Bluff, WI.  HERE Now I read that a new rail will be installed in St. Joseph’s Church in Macon, … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Is a priest forbidden to be in the congregation?

Under another entry I posted an email from a priest about his experience of being in the congregation during the celebration of Mass according to the Novus Ordo, the Ordinary Form.  HERE This raised, again in email, questions from priests … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Communion, altar rails

A reader sent the following about Q&A in The Catholic Times, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.  Father John Dietzen writes his column for Catholic News Service from his home in Peoria. So, I assume this … Read More

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