The third Sunday in Advent saw the first use of the parish’s new rose vestments. Gammarelli’s maniples are a tad fiddly, but I think they turned out quite nicely. The pictures are rather poor, I am afraid. I am a scribe, not a photographer (and one can’t really be taking too many pictures during Mass … More Gaudete in Domino semper.
This year, of course, the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord falls on a Monday. It is, by force of universal law, a holy day of obligation. In the United States, the episcopal conference has not utilized the discretion conferred by Canon 1246, Section 2, to transfer the obligation attaching to the Feast of … More A Note on Mass Obligations
Holy Mass in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite will be offered for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ at 12 midnight on Monday, December 25. Christmas Day is, of course, a holy day of obligation, even in the United States, and even though it falls on a Monday this … More Christmas 2017
Friday, December 8, 2017, is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and a holy day of obligation in the United States. Holy Mass in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite will be offered at the Church of the Assumption at 12 noon on that day. Also on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception at … More Feast of the Immaculate Conception: Mass & Lessons and Carols