Tag Archives: Holy Days of Obligation

QUAERITUR: SSPX and fulfilling Sunday Mass obligation

From a reader: I have heard from a solid priest-friend that attending an SSPX Mass is perfectly permissible for a Catholic in good standing, and such a one can even there receive communion. Today I was to go to an EF Mass … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Do I follow the law from back home when I am travelling?

From a reader: What should one do when one is travelling on an HDO? Should one follow the rule for the diocese one is actually in, or the one where one resides? What if one is on the plane during … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Work or school on Holy Days of Obligation

From a reader: I have a question regarding Holy Days.  I am no longer a student, but when I was I always remember having school on Holy Days (and I went to a Catholic grade school and high school).  Yet, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: All Saints NOT of obligation in 2010

From a reader: Can you give insight regarding All Saints not being a Holy Day of Obligation? This was announced at a Mass my husband attended today in our diocese. It is also posted on Diocese website. There isn’t elaboration. … Continue reading

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REMINDER – 1 January – Holy Day of Obligation

1 January 2010 is a Holy Day of Obligation in the United States.  It is among the Holy Days for the Latin Church. If you are able to go to Mass on 1 January and do not go, you commit … Continue reading

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