Tag Archives: Easter Duty

ASK FATHER: Am I obliged to receive Communion?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
As a recently baptized Catholic (2016, entirely in the traditional form), I am used to attending the TLM or a NO mass at a monastery (and so without EMHCs). I occasionally sing in a choir at a Sunday afternoon mass (NO) … Continue reading

Some sharing options...
Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, 1983 CIC can. 915, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

ASK FATHER: How long do I have to fulfill my Easter Duty?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
One of the precepts of the Church states we are to receive Holy Communion at Easter. I always wondered if that meant Easter Mass or during the Easter season. My 1962 Missal say Easter (period) but I have … Continue reading

Some sharing options...
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

QUAERITUR: Are Catholics obliged to go to Mass on only Christmas and Easter?

From a reader:
Father please clear up for me our obligations for mass attendance.
Many times we hear that we are obligated to attend mass only twice a year, Christmas and Easter. Yet we also hear that we must attend every week. … Continue reading

Some sharing options...
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments