Tag Archives: Ember Days

WDTPRS – Ember Saturday in Lent – (1962MR)

There are several Collects in today’s extended edition of Holy Mass for Ember Saturday.  There are five lessons before we even get to the Epistle and each lesson is followed by a Gradual and Collect. After the the fifth lesson, … Read More

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WDTPRS – Ember Friday in Lent – (1962MR)

This is Ember Week in Lent.  I had a PODCAzT which spoke about Ember Days. During the week after the 1st Sunday of Lent we observe the Ember Days of Lent.  “Ember” derives from Anglo-Saxon ymbren, “a circuit or revolution … Read More

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WDTPRS – Ember Wednesday “Missa Aurea” – Collect (1962MR)

Today, Ember Wednesday of Advent, those who have the use of the older, traditional Roman Missal, offer worship to God with the so-called Missa aurea, the "Golden Mass".  There is a strong Marian overtone to today’s Mass formulary.  The Roman … Read More

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Ember Day tempura

From a reader in Colorado: Dear Fr. Z, I think you be happy to hear that you were mentioned, not once, but at least twice, in today’s homily in Colorado Springs! Fr. Stéphan Dupré, FSSP, mentioned your blog in his … Read More

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That is EMBER not "amber". It is almost Embertide again… this time the "Michael" Embertide…. 23, 25 and 26 Sept.  [In my original post, I used a calendar with an error.  I have corrected the dates.  There is discussion of … Read More

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