Holydays of Obligation & Transferred Feasts

The divergence between the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form calendars, combined with the widespread practice of transferring feasts and holyday obligations to the nearest Sunday, raises questions about how to apply Canons 1246 and 1247[1] in the context of the Extraordinary Form. Can the Mass of the day in the Extraordinary Form Calendar be said when … More Holydays of Obligation & Transferred Feasts

Some Brief Notes on the Extraordinary Form Calendar

The 1962 Roman Missal is said using the General Roman Calendar of 1960, promulgated by St. John XXIII’s motu proprio Rubricarum instructum (English*). The term “Ordinary Time” was coined to describe “green” Sundays in the post-concilar calendar. These times are identified respectively as “Sundays After Epiphany” and “Sundays After Pentecost” in the traditional calendar. Likewise, the … More Some Brief Notes on the Extraordinary Form Calendar