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What options does an Anglican have for disposing of very old consecrated elements?

Suppose that I have inherited responsibility for a Church of England ambrey which contains some very old consecrated wafers of bread. Ordinarily bread and wine once consecrated should be reverently ...
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When to approach the Communion rail?

When exactly are the faithful supposed to approach the Communion rail? Immediately after the priest genuflects after receiving the Host, immediately after he genuflects after receiving the Precious ...
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Master of Ceremonies wears purple at High Masses according to the Extraordinary Form of the Mass?

Master of Ceremonies wears purple at High Masses according to the Extraordinary Form of the Mass? I can recall reading in some liturgical book that the Master of Ceremonies (MC) had the privilege of ...
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Is it permitted for a priest say a Mass of Pope Pius V for new saints while employing the prayers taken from the Mass of Paul VI?

Is it permissible for a priest say a Mass in the Extraordinary Form for new saints (canonized after 1962) while employing the prayers (Opening Prayer or Collect, Prayer over the Offerings and the ...
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Is it permissible for priests who normally celebrates the Extraordinary Form of the Mass to concelebrate Mass?

Is it permissible for priests who normally celebrates the Extraordinary Form of the Mass to concelebrate Mass when saying the Mass according to the Tridentine Rite?? What about at some special ...
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According to Catholicism, does Welch’s Grape Juice constitute valid matter for the consecration of the Mass?

According to Catholicism, does the usage of Welch’s Grape Juice constitute valid matter for the consecration of the Eucharist at a Catholic Mass? Some priests who are alcoholics may obtain a ...
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Are there any Catholic directives (rubrics) from the 17th to 19th century about what to do/pray/think during Eucharist Adoration?

Are there any Catholic directives (some kind of manual or rubrics) from the 17th to 19th century about what to do/pray/think during Eucharist Adoration?
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What date to place the patronal feast day of St. Mary’s Church?

According to Catholicism, what are the norms or rubrics that explain what is the patronal feast day of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, when no particular mystery or other title has been indicated? In my ...
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Are there any Catholic medieval directives (rubrics) about what to do/pray/think during Eucharist Adoration?

Are there any medieval (from the 5th to the 15th century) directives (some kind of manual or rubrics) about what to do/pray/think during Eucharist Adoration?
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Posture when singing the Marian antiphon in the Evensong of the Divine Office of the Personal Ordinariates?

In the Roman Office, people, when singing the Marian antiphon, are expected to kneel while saying the Marian antiphon except on Sundays (Compline of the Roman Office by Benjamin Bloomfield. What ...
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Can Mass be celebrated at any hour of the day?

In the Eucharistic Prayer III, we read: You are indeed Holy, O Lord, and all you have created rightly gives you praise, for through your Son our Lord Jesus Christ, by the power and working of the ...
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Is holding hands and forming a circle around the altar during eucharistic prayer allowed?

We have a new priest in our parish who does things differently. Today in Mass he invited all children to form a circle around the altar with him and hold hands. I know that some priests do this while ...
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Can a priest add his own prayers to the Mass after the dismissal?

Can a priest add other public prayers to the Mass after the dismissal? If so, are those assisting at the Mass obliged to stay and pray those prayers with him?
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