Basic Details

Holy Mass is regularly and publicly offered in the usus antiquior of the Roman Rite at two Nashville parishes, the Church of the Assumption and St. Edward’s. Vespers in the usus antiquior is sung each month at Assumption.

Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite is offered every Sunday at the Church of the Assumption, 1227 7th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, at 8:30 a.m. Mass is said by Fr. Bede Price, pastor of the Church of the Assumption. The parish website is linked on the sidebar.

Mass is also—usually—said at Assumption:

  • at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday mornings;
  • 11:00 a.m. on Mondays;
  • at 6:00 p.m. on First Fridays; and
  • at 12:00 noon (or as announced) on first-class feasts.

Amendments to the schedule will—generally—be announced in individual posts.

Solemn Vespers according to the 1961 Roman Breviary is sung at the Church of the Assumption at 6:00 p.m. on the third Sunday of every month.

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The Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite is also offered at St. Edward’s Church, 188 Thompson Lane, Nashville, Tennessee, at 12:15 on Wednesdays and First Fridays. Special-occasion Masses may also be scheduled from time to time.

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The Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite has also been offered at 4:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 3019 Cayce Lane, Columbia, Tennessee. The Mass is not, however, listed in the parish schedule of Masses, and the author of this site cannot vouch for its continued availability at those times.

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The “TLM” has been offered at Assumption on a weekly basis since August 2015 due to the support and generosity of the late Bishop David Choby, of happy memory, and of his successor, Bishop J. Mark Spalding.

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