Friday, September 14, 2018, is the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Holy Mass in the usus antiquior will be offered at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The image is from the chancel ceiling in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of … More Exaltation of the Holy Cross
PSA: Wednesday, February 21; Friday, February 23; and Saturday, February 24 are the 2018 Lenten Ember Days on the General Roman Calendar of 1960.
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