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Can a Catholic mass be said for a deceased Protestant?

Can a Catholic mass intention be requested by a Catholic family member for a deceased Protestant relative? If yes, will his/her name be spoken during the Universal Prayer along with other Catholic ...
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What is the purpose of offering a mass for someone?

I recently made a donation to a Catholic organization and was told that, as a thank you, a mass would be offered for me. What does this mean? Does this mean that I have "sponsored" the mass in the ...
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Can a priest say Mass for himself?

May not get a response in time but our pastor's first name is Joseph and I was wondering on the Feast of St. Joseph the worker, May 1st, can we request our pastor to offer the Mass intention in his ...