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ASK FATHER: Priest says “for all” rather than “for many”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Can a priest change the words”for many “ to “for all?” The priest said it’s optional. No. A priest may not by his own authority change the liturgical texts. That would be a liturgical abuse. The … Read More

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ASK FATHER: “Blood” omitted from the consecration

From a reader… QUAERITUR: Recently at my parish, we had a retired priest say masses while our priest was away. In addition to improvising prayers during the Collect, he changed the wording of the Words of Institution. During the consecration … Read More

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