Christmas 2017

Holy Mass in the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite will be offered for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ at 12 midnight on Monday, December 25. Christmas Day is, of course, a holy day of obligation, even in the United States, and even though it falls on a Monday this … More Christmas 2017


The following Masses in the Extraordinary Form will be offered at the Church of the Assumption for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord: 12:00 a.m. – Midnight Mass (High Mass) 7:00 a.m. – Low Mass 8:30 a.m. – High Mass

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