More than boys; why men are needed to serve the altar
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(05-18-2016, 11:25 PM)Poche Wrote: It is the tradition of the Catholic Church to recruit young boys to serve at the altar. It is from them that we hope to inspire with a vocation to the priesthood..

Actually, if you had read the post, that's mostly a product of the Industrial revolution/war. The norm used to be to have adult men, instituted in minor orders, to serve. It's only once men stopped doing it that boys were recruited.
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Re: More than boys; why men are needed to serve the altar - by PrairieMom - 05-19-2016, 10:37 AM



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