Bell for consecration

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Wed Jun 16 16:30:07 BST 2004

--- In bellhistorians at, "LOVE, Dickon" 
< at a...> wrote:
> Is it, or was it necessary for a church to have a bell in order for 
it to be
> consecrated? I have come across a number of instances recently 
where a bell
> has been provided "on loan" for the consecration and then redeemed 
> an order for a permanent bell or set of bells. I believe canon law 
(in the
> days of Palestrina) used to stipulate this - is this so and does it 
still? A
> punnet of strawberries and a Kill Bill DVD for anyone who can 
> DrL

Who ever would want a copy of Kill Bill? Nasty, violent stuff, yuk!


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