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Why does the Offertory Prayer seem to imply that the sacrifice of the Mass only symbolizes Christ? It sounds heretical.
Fr. Vincent Serpa O.P.
I received ashes on Ash Wednesday, but my two-year-old son did not. Instead he was given a blessing. Is this a new practice?
Is it lawful for a layperson to officiate at a Communion service? If so, is it lawful for a layperson to give a homily during this Communion service?
Catholic Answers Staff