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Vigil of Ascension Thursday

Here is something I wrote a loooong time ago – 2006 – for an WDTPRS article in the print version of The Wanderer.  I had a column there for 11 years.
…(I)n some places the Feast of the Ascension, which falls … Continue reading

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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.
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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?
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