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Does Mass Have to be Said in a Church?

Q: Does a priest have to say Mass in a church?  –Paula A: Now this is a simple question with an answer that is perhaps more complex than one would think! When Canon 897 states that the Eucharistic Sacrifice is … Continue reading

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Can a Bishop Forbid a Priest to Say Mass?

Q: Some women in our diocese have started a prayer-group, and somehow they got on the wrong side of the bishop, who has told them privately to tone it down. Among other things, they wanted a priest who’s not from … Continue reading

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Mass Intentions and Stipends (Part I)

Q: The noon Mass last Sunday was supposed to be offered for my deceased grandmother. I scheduled the Mass with the parish secretary and gave a monetary offering long ago. The bulletin listed my grandmother as the intention for that … Continue reading

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