What does it mean when you see a Colt 45 Tall Boy...
in the gutter...
on the way to church...
and it reminds you of a friend?
|It is time to drink this, now. And, maybe at my birthday party that has been postponed for 2 months?|
|Just another day with the boys.|
|Drat! Our cover's blown!|
|Photo credit Piccolaitaliana|
"Some notes about minor orders: The minor orders, suppressed by Pope Paul VI in 1972 after the Second Vatican Council, were Acolyte, Exorcist, Lector and Ostiarus/Porter. They were called minor orders because they were not part of the Sacrament of Ordination and the seminarians who filled their ceremonial roles were not required to be celibate, yet. The Porter was the lowest office; the Acolyte the highest. Note that the Exorcist assisted only with the Rite of Exorcism that is part of the Sacrament of Baptism. Two minor orders survived the suppression as ministries, open to the laity: acolyte and reader, although I have never seen those ministries practiced as outlined in Pope Paul's decree. Note also that in the orders now dedicated to the celebration of the usus antiquior (for example the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter and the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest) these minor orders and the sub-diaconate are permitted for their seminarians."...and for their Abbés!
|Meeting Cardinal Burke last January!|