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Innovative Reform of the Novus Ordo: Vigil of Ascension (2002MR)

In some places the Feast of the Ascension (which since the 4th century has fallen on a Thursday) has been transferred to next Sunday, thus making it “Ascension Thursday Sunday”.   I’ll rant about the transfer in another entry. The 3rd … 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 … Continue reading

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