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catholic Is a Mass Said on an Altar without a Sacred Stone Invalid?
It used to be invalid until 1969; now it is valid


catholicWhat Do I Do about the Novus Ordo Abuses I See?
The conciliar Popes approved them; you should stop going to N.O. Masses


catholicTaking Quo Primum into Consideration, Isn't the Novus Ordo Invalid?
It is clearly illegitimate, but not necessarily invalid


catholicDid Paul VI Impose or Propose the Novus Ordo?
In theory he proposed it; in practice he imposed it


catholicWhy Do You Say the New Mass is Protestant When this Is Not True?
Since you are coming from Protestantism, you do not see the whole picture


catholicWhich Missal Should I Follow?
Those prior to the 1955 reform made by Msgr. Bugnini


catholic Should Musical Instruments Be Played at Mass?
Here are the norms for musical instruments in the Liturgy


catholicDo You Know the Origin of the Name 'Rock Church" in St. Louis?
It originally referred to a stone, but now signifies rock music is played there


catholicDo You Know if Rock Music Is Still Played in the 'Rock Church'?
Not unless it was restored; the Church was struck by a lightening & burned


catholicIs It OK to Socialize with N.O. People after 'Indult' Masses?
It is better not to do so, since it may lead you to compromise


catholicShould I Go to Latin Masses Said by Compromised Priests?
If you have no other options, go, since at least you have the Sacraments


catholicWhich Mass Should I Attend - SSPX, Indult, SSPV or FSSP?
Go to the one more convenient for you, but do not engage in parish life


catholicGiven the Crisis in the Church, Should I Stop Attending Mass?
Please, give us more information (continued in the next question)


catholicShould I Go to Masses Where the Priest Does Not Have Jurisdiction?
In times of crisis in the Church like ours, Faith takes precedence over Canon Law


catholicWhere Is a Traditional Mass in Ecuador?
Except for Masses for pilgrims, there is presently no Traditional Mass available


catholicAre the Masses of the Universal Living Rosary Valid?
Its Director says that its Masses are in the Byzantine Rite, which didn't change



Sacraments & Sacramentals

catholicWas the Last Supper Celebrated on the Feast of Pasch?
The apparent discordance in the Gospels has been resolved by theologians


catholicWas My ‘Believer's Baptism’ Valid?
Here is Catholic doctrine on this topic with due application to your case


catholicWhy Are Those Converted from Protestantism Conditionally Baptized?
Because there is doubt whether their sects kept the Sacrament of Orders


catholicAre There Documents to Prove Baptism of Desire & Baptism of Blood?
Here you have seven documents of the Papal Magisterium


catholicCan You Clarify Doubts on Novus Ordo Confessions?
Read this series on the topic by Fr. Somerville posted on our site


catholicI Missed Mass Due to Illness. Should I Go to Confession?
This excuse justifies not going to Mass. You do not need to confess it


catholicIs the Progressivist Transubstantiation Valid?
It is difficult to give an objective answer; only a future Pope can clarify this point


catholicHow Should I React to an Unexpected N.O. Eucharistic Minister?
Do not receive Communion; make an act of reparation to Our Lord


catholicIs It a Sacrilege to Mix Validly Consecrated Hosts with N.O. Hosts?
It is a great inconvenience; the faithful should ask the priest to consume them


catholicCan I Go to a Holy Hour in a Novus Ordo Parish?
You may go, but make a conditional act of adoration


catholicIs It Correct to Stand before the Exposed Sacred Host?
No, the correct position is to kneel; if your priest says otherwise, he is wrong


catholicI Married in the N.O.; Should I Remarry?
We believe your marriage was valid. You do not need to remarry


catholicAre Weddings in Ecumenical Chapels Valid?
We believe they are valid, but highly inconvenient


catholicAre the Ordinations of the Conciliar Church Still Valid?
In principle its ordinations are valid. For details check here, here & here


catholicAre Novus Ordo Priests & Bishops Validly Ordained?
As a rule, we believe their ordinations are valid


catholicWhen a N.O. Priest Converts, What Should We Expect from Him?
Tridentine Mass, the Sacraments & a Catholic formation, which he must acquire


catholicWhy Are You against Married Priests When an Eastern Precedent Exists?
The Church only tolerates Eastern married priests; the situation is far from perfect


catholicWhat Do You Think about the Luminous Mysteries?
It is a way to sabotage the Rosary by making it more difficult; read also here


catholicIs the Rosary Said in Latin More Efficacious?
It is more reverent; when it is possible, it is better to say it in Latin


catholicHow Should the 5 First Saturdays & 9 First Fridays Be Made?
The conditions requested by Heaven to make them are here


catholicWhy Did the Pope Approve the WYD Stations of the Cross in Sydney?
Not to offend the Jews


catholicShould I Make the Sign of the Cross in front of a Modern Church?
Depending on the church, it is better to make an act of reparation


catholicWhy Do So Few European Women Wear Veils?
Because the priests stop requiring them to do so


catholic What Is the Origin of the Advent Wreath?
Its symbol, history & the care we have to take about it are here


catholic Is It Legitimate for Parents to Bless Their Children?
Yes, it is. Here are the different kinds of blessings & who may give them


catholicWhere Is the Holy Ghost in the Modern Church?
He is present in the resistance to the destruction wreaked by Progressivism


catholicHow Can One Defend 'No Salvation Outside the Church'?
Using the Bull Cantate Domino of Pope Eugene IV among many documents


catholicShould I Go to the Seminary?
First read about Vatican II & be vigilant about veiled progressivis
ts

catholic What Seminary Should I Attend?
After careful analysis, you should follow your conscience





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