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"Should I genuflect?" What to do during the Sacred Triduum
The last 3 days of Holy Week allows us to see some ancient liturgical practices as well as the full spectrum of reverences in the Roman Rite, which can be confusing to the average layperson.

Don't ever be confused again! This brief article includes a free reference card that explains what correct kind of reverence should be made during each day and why!

The Moderate Pace
The altar server has many opportunities to sanctify himself and serve intelligently and reverently by executing his office of acolyte "at a moderate pace"...

Holy smoke: the crux of the matter
Can blessed incense or a cross be carried for the procession of a non-pontifical Mass? In this treatise, we will clear the smoke surrounding this burning issue...

Some birette-quette
An explanation of the rules governing the use of the biretta during non-Eucharistic processions and funerary rites
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On the Dialog Mass
Two articles originally published in The Remnant newspaper which address the issue of the Dialogue Mass and many liturgical misconceptions often associated with it

Hold the flower girls, please!
A brief treatise on Blessed Sacrament processions and some related issues

How to clean a thurible: a brief tutorial
Cleaning thuribles is often considered as one of those unenviable sacristy tasks and thus postponed until it becomes a “necessary evil”...

The Electric Burner: A Thurifer's Best Friend
A common frustration shared by thurifers (and sacristans) is effectively lighting charcoals...

The Altar Bell: Part 1
Have you ever considered why a small bell is rung near the altar at certain times during Mass?

Ratione Accommodationis
The principle that we will be examining here particularly exemplifies the element of logic, as even its name suggests...

Solita Oscula
The Latin words, solita oscula mean “with the customary kisses” and refer to some of the ceremonial kisses made during the Liturgy...

 

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