Ascension Thursday, May 21, 2020: Mass in the usus antiquior at the Church of the Assumption at 6:00 p.m. (Buddeke) (Ascension is not a holy day of obligation in the Diocese of Nashville.) Vigil of Pentecost, Saturday, May 30, 2020: Mass in the usus antiquior at the Church of the Assumption at 6:00 p.m. (Buddeke) … More Ascension & Early-Summer Events
Public liturgies in the Diocese of Nashville resume on May 18. This happens to be a Rogation Day. There will be a procession beginning at the Church of the Assumption on Monday, May 18, at 6:00 p.m. The process will be followed by Mass in Fr. Bernard Hall. A schedule of Ascensiontide and subsequent events … More Back in the Saddle Again, for Rogation Monday
The Congregation for Divine Worship has issued a decree, applicable to this year only, concerning the celebration of the Sacred Triduum in places in which public Masses have been suspended. It is not immediately clear the extent to which the decree applies to the usus antiquior, the celebration of which is ostensibly governed by the … More CDW Decree on Triduum
The Bishop of Nashville has suspended all public Masses and other gatherings, and dispensed all the faithful of the Diocese from the obligation to hear Mass on days of precept, effective immediately, through Friday, April 3, 2020.
The temporary Mass schedule has been set more permanently for the Church of the Assumption. This schedule is presently in place indefinitely, but only until the church itself can be used again: Regular Masses Saturday at 5:00 novus ordo; Fr. Bernard Hall N.B.: the Saturday morning Mass has been cancelled for the time being. Sunday at … More Updated Tornado-Affected Assumption Schedule
General Update: As most people have heard by now, the Church of the Assumption sustained significant, though apparently not catastrophic, damage from a tornado that hit Nashville in the early morning of March 3. The exterior of the church sustained damage, particularly the roof and the rear wall of the sacristy. Many windows have minor … More Tornado Update
Liturgical observations for Lent at the Church of the Assumption. Mass on Easter Sunday and Palm Sunday will be offered at the ordinary times. Triduum liturgies will be in the Extraordinary Form. Fridays during Lent: Stations of the Cross following 6:00 p.m. Mass Thursday, April 9, 6:00 a.m.: Tenebrae of Holy Thursday Thursday, April 9, … More Lent & Holy Week Events