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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 Christ rose … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Ascension Thursday Mass obligation where Ascension Thursday is really on Thursday

From a reader:
A local priest regularly celebrates Mass in the Extraordinary Form on Wednesday evenings. We are also in a diocese that observes the Ascension on Thursday.
How do vigil Masses work with the EF in this case?
The “Vigil of the … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 101: Preface for Ascension

Here is an new sort of PODCAzT… for PODCAzT 101.  I am trying a slightly new format today.
I use this PODCAzT to drill into the Preface for the Ascension, used from Ascension Thursday until Pentecost, in the 1962MR.  I will … Continue reading

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