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Observances of Ascension Thursday Thursday not Ascension Thursday Sunday

On my planet, this coming Sunday is the 7th Sunday after Easter, Ascension Thursday having fallen on Thursday. In most places – not all – Ascension Thursday has been transferred to Sunday.  The notion the bishops had was to expose … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s annual rant about Ascension Thursday Sunday

We know with holy and Catholic Faith that what was not assumed, was not redeemed (St. Gregory of Nazianzus – +389/90). Our humanity, both body and soul, was assumed by the Son into an unbreakable bond with His divinity. When … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Football Saturday. Hey! Wait a minute!

Transferring important Feasts, such as Ascension Thursday, to a Sunday is a Really Bad Idea. Ascension Thursday Sunday? What sense does that make? But wait! There’s more. Who knew that the officially sanctioned watering down of our Catholic identity in the transfer … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: Ascension of the Lord

From a friend:

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Fr. Z’s annual rant about Ascension Thursday Sunday

We know with holy and Catholic Faith that what was not assumed, was not redeemed (St. Gregory of Nazianzus – +389/90). Our humanity, both body and soul, was assumed by the Son into an unbreakable bond with His divinity. When … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes & POLL: Which feast/day?

Is there some good point from the Sunday sermon which you heard? Share it. Also, a quick WDTPRS POLL.

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Fr. Z’s annual rant about Ascension Thursday Sunday

We know with holy and Catholic Faith that what was not assumed, was not redeemed (St. Gregory of Nazianzus – +389/90). Our humanity, body and soul, was taken by the Son into an unbreakable bond with His divinity. When Christ … Continue reading

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