Something Completely Different: New Saints in the Usus Anqituior

For a departure from cancellations, closures, and other disaster-related news, the Holy See has issued decrees (1) providing for the celebration in the usus antiquior of saints canonized since 1960[1] and (2) permitting the use of certain new prefaces.[2] Both provisions are optional: neither requires any deviation from the liturgical norms set out in the … More Something Completely Different: New Saints in the Usus Anqituior

TLM at St. Edward’s

Be sure to check the “Basic Details” page and the pegged “Nashville’s Weekly Extraordinary Form Masses” post for information about weekly and monthly Masses now being offered in the usus antiquior at St. Edward’s Church on Thompson Lane through the ministrations of Fr. Reehill and Fr. Bede Price. St. Edward’s has also begun offering such … More TLM at St. Edward’s

Holy Week Schedule

The Church of the Assumption has released its Holy Week and Triduum schedule for this year. The parish is pleased to welcome Fr. John Hammond, one of Nashville’s young priests presently pursuing post-graduate academic studies in Rome, for Holy Week and Triduum. Fr. Hammond’s solemn high Mass of Thanksgiving in July 2014 was the first … More Holy Week Schedule


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