Tag Archives: Pax

ASK FATHER: URGENT EMERGENCY PREDICAMENT! Mass in Presence of a Prelate but we don’t have a Pax Brede!

When I see the word “brede” I can’t help but think of the novel In This House Of Brede by Rumor Godden (US HERE – UK HERE). From a reader… QUAERITUR: Our little EF congregation would like to invite our Bishop to attend … Continue reading

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Sign of Peace as ratification of what has gone before or as reconciliation before Communion?

Today my friend Fr. John Hunwicke has a stunner of a post in which he detonates and explodes the present day commonly chaotic infra dignitatem group-grope “Sign of Peace” during Holy Mass. First, he writes of period during which the Our Father … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Sign of peace is an “undignified and self-serving sacrilege”? WDTPRS POLL

From a reader: I recently read an opinion that giving the sign of peace at mass is irreverent. To quote her, ” Hand-holding is not only not in the rubrics of the Mass, it is a horrifically distracting, undignified and self-serving sacrilege that … Continue reading

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