Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will be offered at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Church of the Assumption. For Triduum service times at the Church of the Assumption, please see the calendar on the parish website. For those looking for a Holy Week resource, your scribe recommends … More Holy Week (Spy Wednesday Mass)
PSA: Wednesday, February 21; Friday, February 23; and Saturday, February 24 are the 2018 Lenten Ember Days on the General Roman Calendar of 1960.
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
The following Masses in the Extraordinary Form will be offered at the Church of the Assumption for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, December 8, 2016: 6:30 a.m. 12:10 p.m. Mass will be offered in the Ordinary Form at 6:00 p.m.
Fr. William will say Mass using the 1962 Roman Missal on Friday, September 9, A.D. 2016, at 9:00 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption. This is a one-time event.
Gregory DiPippo explains, over at the New Liturgical Movement, why memorials and feasts in late February are shifted forward in leap years. The explanation is fascinating.
With September almost upon us, one might take a moment to consider the Ember Days that follow the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14). Ember Days date from the 5th century and are four sets of days (three each) set aside for fasting and penance. Each set of Ember Days consists … More September Ember Days