"Father, what does "vouchsafe" mean?" That has been asked of me more than once. Our Mass at St. George uses what is called "sacral English" (sometimes it is called "sacred English", but it is technically incorrect to call it "Elizabethan English"). Why do we use it, and how does the average person in the pew understand what it means when those odd words show up? No, you do not need to take a college class to learn these things. Now, right here on our church website, we have a page to explain some of these things to you (and, no, you do not need to be a nerd to read the page!). Click here.
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