We are still in his Octave!!(1) There is a medieval picture reproduced on Fr Zed’s blog showing S Lawrence being ordained … and he is (apparently) being given (in the porrectio instrumentorum) the Chalice and Paten, not the Gospel Book. There must be something here which I’m failing to grasp. Sort me out!(2) Of course, the Deacon did have a special responsibilty for the Chalice. As the Fourth

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