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Pre-Lent – 1st Vespers of Septuagesima

In the traditional Roman calendar tonight we sing 1st Vespers of Septuagesima.
We have come around to Pre-Lent.  This is a time to plan what your Lent will be for you.   You are older this year than last you.  You … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Septuagesima

For the Collect in Sunday’s Ordinary Form, 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time, here.
The prayers and readings for the Masses of these pre-Lenten Sundays were compiled by St. Gregory the Great (+604), Pope in a time of great turmoil … Continue reading

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Septuagesima is upon us

This coming Sunday is Septuagesima in the traditional Roman calendar  It comes late this year because of the vagaries of the moon.
In the pre-Conciliar calendar this period before Ash Wednesday is called the Season of Epiphany.   Part of it is … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Septuagesima – Prayers for Mass (1962MR)

In the pre-Conciliar calendar this period before Ash Wednesday is called the Season of Epiphany. This year, because Easter falls so early, there aren’t many Sundays immediately after Epiphany.  Some will be bumped to the end of the liturgical year.  … Continue reading

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