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 Post subject: Mass by blind priest
PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:00 am 
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Today, I went to a Mass offered by a blind priest. He had the Mass prayers to be used for all liturgical seasons memorized. He also has all the Gospel readings memorized. He lifted up the Gospel-book, made the sign of the Cross, etc as indicated by the rubrics, but did not even open it.

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"May our tongues proclaim Your truth. May Your Cross be a protection for us as we let our tongues be turned into new harps and sing hymns with fiery lips"

-From the introduction to Our Father, "On the feasts of the Lord and other important feasts", Syro Malabar rite


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He has a better memory than I do.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:16 pm 
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