Holydays of Obligation 2017

Holy Days of Obligation Sunday, on which by apostolic tradition the paschal mystery is celebrated, must be observed in the universal Church as the primordial holy day of obligation. The Faithful are reminded that the following Feasts are Holy Days of Obligation upon which it is binding of the Faithful to hear Mass. 2017 All…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Candlemass

The Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple and the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Candlelit Procession and Mass Today’s feast commemorates not only the obedience of the Blessed Virgin to the Mosaic Law in going to Jersualem forty days after the birth of her Child and making the accustomed offerings, but…