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WDTPRS – All Saints: “Lift up your countenance to heaven, then.”

The Collect for today’s Mass for All Saints is the same in both forms of the Roman Rite.  It it found already in the 8th century Liber sacramentorum Engolismensis. It was also, with variations in the Gelasian Sacramentary, among the prayers … Continue reading

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All Saints 2017 – 1 Nov- Holy Day of Obligation – Deliberately fail? Grave sin!

In these United States, be sure to check your parish schedules for Masses.
Wednesday 1 November 2017 is a Holy Day of OBLIGATION.
For our part, there will be a Missa Cantata at St. Mary’s in Pine Bluff, WI, in the Extraordinary Form
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“They lived not only in ages past…”

A priest friend sent this, which I now share while it is still (for me) All Saints.
By the Choir of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco.
I sing a song of the saints of God,
Patient and brave and true,
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Feast Day Supper for All Saints

Dining alone is not my favorite thing, but I am tired. I wanted to read and lick my wounds. Internet problems. Perfect a month ago. Today total failure. I don’t want to do … Continue reading

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Your reports about your All Saints and All Souls Masses, indulgences

All Saints was a Holy Day of Obligation.  All Souls is one of those days when people tend to flock to church even though it isn’t of precept.
This is also a time when we can gain plenary indulgences.
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2 November indulgences coming up. Have a plan?

During November Holy Church promotes prayers for the souls in purgatory. The souls in Purgatory are members of the Church just like we are but of the Church “Suffering”. We are members of the Church “Militant”, and we … Continue reading

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